Tag Archives: Wildland Training

NIOSH LODD Report: California Trainee Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death During Fitness Exercise

Remember the fallen with the lessons learned     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program In 2017, a 33-year-old state inmate was accepted into the state’s Conservation Camp Program which allows inmates to request assignments within one of ...

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Wildfire LLC: Idaho Engine Burnover

Lesson sharing from the Wild Mountain Fire, September 2020     Wildfire Lessons Learned Center In the early morning hours of Sunday, September 6, 2020, a Brush Engine from a rural fire department responded to a wildland fire. While attacking ...

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Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center 2020 Incident Review Summary

Information collected from over 100 operational incidents     Wildfire Lessons Learned Center The information in this report comes from wildland fire incidents—from various entities—submitted to and gathered by the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center (LLC) in 2020. The primary ...

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North American Seasonal Fire and Assessment Outlook: March

Significant fire potential is forecast to be above normal during the spring     National Interagency Coordination Center Large fire activity was minimal in the West in January but scattered large fire activity continued in the Southern Area. A strong ...

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Arizona Army National Guard Conducts Wildfire Training

Multi-agency training with helicopters     Defense Flash News Arizona Army National Guard Soldiers with the 2-285th Assault Helicopter Battalion and the 2-149th General Support Aviation Battalion Medical Evacuation detachments conduct a two-day training exercise to support wildfire efforts on ...

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USFA: Interdependent Factors Can Influence WUI Fire Home Survivability

Several factors usually play a role in whether a home will survive a wildland urban interface fire     United States Fire Administration Researchers at the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) are studying the complex fire behavior that ...

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Leading During Today’s Massive Wildfires

Being in the weeds isn’t a desired position     Chad Costa | Fire Engineering Over the past five years, California has experienced many catastrophic wildfires. These fires have spread at an unprecedented rate. This article will discuss how to ...

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Report Released on California Firefighters Critically Burned in Silverado Fire

Green Sheet on two still on ventilators, in critical condition     By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two firefighters critically burned while trying to set backfires to slow the spread of a Southern California wildfire in ...

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First-Due Considerations for Basic Wildland Firefighting

Training with the Illinois Fire Service Institute     Illinois Fire Service Institute Instructors Deke Carls and Steve Sallows present First Due Considerations for Basic Wildland Firefighting training in the Facebook Forum.

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