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Flagstaff Patrols Fire Risks from the Air

Aircraft patrols will run until bans are lifted     FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in Flagstaff are stepping up efforts to look for wildfire risks from the air. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and Flagstaff police are ...

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Rein in the Renegades

Challenging criticisms from the NFPA   Division between the NWCG Wildland Fire Investigation Subcommittee and some members of the NFPA Fire Investigation Technical Committee leads to confusion By Alan Carlson | FireRescue Magazine Volume 13, Issue 4 “It’s time to ...

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California Bill Seeks to Clarify Mudslide Insurance

Policies generally cover damage by fire but not mudslides     By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate approved legislation Thursday that seeks to clarify homeowners’ insurance coverage following deadly mudslides near Santa Barbara. ...

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Fireline Lookouts

An overview of LCES     Wildland Fire LLC – This video on fireline lookouts was produced by the USDA Forest Service, National Technology & Development Program (NTDP) and was released in March 2018.

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