Tag Archives: Wildland Training

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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Glendale, California Gasner Pack Deployment

Initial attack hoseline training   Glendale Fire Training Videos Glendale Fire Department – Training Division Gasner Pack Deployment

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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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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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Rapid Lesson Sharing: Fork Fireline Explosives

Successful risk mitigation in difficult terrain   Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center By Eliot Pickett, Safety Officer Southwest Area Incident Management Team 4 The Fork Fire presented very challenging issues in developing a containment strategy, primarily related to steep and ...

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Military Training for California Wildfires

Training at Joint Base Lewis-McChord     Defense Flash News 14th Brigade Engineer Battalion conducts training for California wildfires. The 14th BEB Soldiers are trained, ready, and capable to assist with the wildland firefighting mission and work hand-in-hand with professional ...

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Temporary Refuge Area Considerations and Options

Learn the major difference between a TRA and a safety zone     By Jerry Burke and Kelley Gouette | FireRescue Magazine Volume 7, Issue 9 During wildland/urban interface (WUI) fires, it’s become an all-too-common occurrence for firefighters to take ...

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