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Wildland Firefighter Health Effects Study

An overview of a field test in Idaho     Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center – This video provides a brief overview of a new approach to examine the potential health effects that wildland firefighters may experience working on wildland ...

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Alabama Wildfire Burns 500 Acres

Half the state is abnormally dry     MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A wildfire has burned about 500 acres of land in rural eastern Alabama, and there’s a statewide threat of additional blazes. The Alabama Forestry Commission has spent two ...

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Voluntary Evacuation in Colorado Wildfire

Wildfire has burned 150 acres     LIVERMORE, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire in the mountains northwest of Fort Collins has prompted a voluntary evacuation order for some homes. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department said the fire burned about 150 ...

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Idaho Dozer Burnover

Lessons learned from a August 2019 wildfire     Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center In the early afternoon hours of August 6, 2019, Mountain Home Air Force Base Range Control reported a fire incident to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ...

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Slow and Steady

A conversation between Travis Dotson and Andrew Addy     Andrew Addey is currently a Forest Training Officer, a position he landed after ten years on the Sawtooth Interagency Hotshot Crew. Travis and Andrew chatted about a ton of important ...

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Mobile Attack Training

Pump and Roll training from Oregon     Oregon Department of Forestry – Also known as Pump & Roll, or Rolling Attack, Mobile Attack is an Initial Attack direct tactic ideal for quick-moving fires in light vegetation. As demonstrated by ...

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Firefighter Burned Fighting Oklahoma Wildfire

Forestry Services firefighter suffered severe burns     PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Oklahoma – A firefighter was burned Thursday while fighting a wildfire in Pushmataha County according to KFOR News 4. The Oklahoma Forestry Services firefighter suffered severe burns when the vehicle ...

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