Tag Archives: Wildland Firefighting

Video: California’s Cypress Fire

Aircraft at work over Fontana     564 Fire The Cypress Fire as it approached Sierra Ave in south Fontana. CAL FIRE & Riverside County Fire along with other agencies kept the fire from jumping across Sierra Ave. Nice aircraft ...

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Managing Our Nation’s Flammable Landscapes

There are better ways to delineate why wildfires matter to society     (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jennifer Balch, University of Colorado Boulder (THE CONVERSATION) As of late ...

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August Complex Fire Water Tender Rollover

Rapid Lesson Sharing     Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center At approximately 0755 hours on September 27th, August Complex South Zone communications was notified of a Water Tender accident via radio by another Water Tender Operator who was also working ...

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Silverado Fire Photos

Fast-moving wildfire forced evacuation orders for 60,000 people     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews tried to beat back two out-of-control wildfires in Southern California on Tuesday that have kept tens of thousands of people out of their homes even ...

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California Dozer Ops

Ride along in Alameda County     Alameda County Fire This past fire season has been a busy year for our Firefighter Dozer Operators. We appreciate their hard work and determination to train and continue to protect our communities. Take ...

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Up Close at the Glass Fire

Behind the scenes with Alameda County firefighters     Alameda County Fire XAL 2016A, comprised of Alameda County Fire, Fremont Fire, Hayward Fire, and Oakland Fire, has been working for the last 72 hours as part of the initial attack ...

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USFA: NIST Study Reveals Wildfire Evacuation Factors

A survey of residents who experienced the Chimney Tops 2 Fire leads to a better understanding of wildfire evacuations     United States Fire Administration In 2016, the fast-moving Chimney Tops 2 Fire in Tennessee killed 14 and injured over ...

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“Badgers” Provide Cal Guard Needed Wildfire Support

Wisconsin Black Hawks fighting the Creek Fire and SQF Complex Fire     Defense Flash News FRESNO, CA, UNITED STATES 09.30.2020 Video footage of an element of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion (Assault), 147th Aviation Regiment, 64th Troop ...

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