Wildland Firefighting

Playing with Fire

Behind the scenes with smokejumpers     U.S. Forest Service – A personal behind the scenes look at what Smokejumpers encounter from the locker room to a live fire on the forest ground.

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Video: Wind Causes Sudden Change in Australia Brush Fire

When the wind changes     Guardian News – Dashcam footage captured by the Dunmore Rural Fire Brigade on 4 January 2020. The footage shows just how quickly a bushfire can move when the wind changes direction.

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Americans Killed in Aerial Tanker Crash in Australia

Crew of three dead while battling wildfire     By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) — Three American crew members died Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. New ...

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Backpacking a Water Supply in the Wildland Urban Interface

When you have to bring water and you can’t drive in     Firefighters and fire crews working in the wildland urban interface sometimes are not able to take motorized vehicles into an area where fire needs to be extinguished ...

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Announcing the 2019 Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-Grant Winners! Sponsored by WATERAX

WATERAX is happy to have sponsored The Smokey Generation’s project, American Wildfire Experience 2019 Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling to help Canadian Wildland Firefighters share their story. The following twelve talented wildland firefighters — winners of the inaugural Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-grant ...

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Fuel Geysering

Training information from STIHL     STIHL USA – For the U.S. Forest Service, chain saws are critical to the mission of fighting wildland fires. This video is provided by STIHL to assist wildland firefighters and training supervisors in managing ...

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Wildland Firefighting: Devil’s Canyon Hand Crew

A look at the past fire seasons     Collin Logoyda – Devil’s Canyon Handcrew 2018-2019 Crew Video This video not endorsed by the BLM Song credit: The Hand That Feeds- Nine inch Nails We do not own the rights ...

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Salmon Heli-Rappellers 2019

Idaho group’s wildfire season     Salmon Heli-Rappellers – Salmon Heli-Rappellers Short video of what we’ve been up to this summer Check out our website for more info www.salmonhelirappellers.com

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Middle Fork Ranger Dist. Crew 501

2019 fire season video     Grance Vanness – Photo and video comp from the 2019 fire season. Middle Fork Ranger District – Crew 501, based out of the Willamette National Forest. Photos and videos taken by the crew. Copyright ...

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