Wildland Firefighting

UAS PSD Maroon Fire

Drone use over the Coconino National Forest     Nate Wierwille – UAS PSD Maroon Fire This video is about UAS PSD on the Maroon Fire in the Coconino National Forest, AZ

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U.S. Attempt to Improve Wildland Firefighter Shelters Fails

Decrease in number of deployments annually led to decision to keep current model     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An effort to develop a better fire shelter following the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters in ...

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Report Released on Death of California Firefighter in Ferguson Wildfire

Captain Brian Hughes was killed while battling the Ferguson Fire in Yosemite     By ROBERT JABLON Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A firefighter who was struck and killed by a falling tree during a California wildfire last year ...

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Chief Mountain IHC

Blackfeet Nation     David Burdeau – Chief Mountain Hotshots R-1 wildland firefighters Blackfeet Nation Browning, Montana More about Chief Mountain IHC

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What It’s Like to be a Smokejumper

Time with the Nezperce Smokejumpers     VOA News – They’re called smokejumpers and, as you may guess from the name, they have very dangerous work. Their job is to parachute into the spot where a wildfire has started and ...

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Wyoming Hotshots 2018 Season

A look back at the wildfire season     Birney Brayton – Wyoming Hotshots 2018 fire season was exclusively in Colorado and Wyoming. Music: Intro/Sweet Glory (Jimkata), Cochise (Audioslave)

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Report Highlights Troubles in California Wildfire

Mendocino Complex Fire report highlights errors and dangers to firefighters     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Poor communication, short staffing and infighting among agencies may have endangered firefighters who nearly died during the massive Mendocino Complex of wildfires in Northern ...

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Lakeview, Oregon 2018 Wildfire Season

A look back at least year’s wildfire season     Travis Hill – Follow me on my journey to better the world one fire at a time

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Bear Jaw Fire Crew 2018

A look back at the wildfire season in Arizona     Flint McGuire – Bear Jaw 2018 Crew Video The Interagency Bear Jaw Fire and Fuels Management crew incorporates employees for Highlands, Pinewood and Summit Fire Districts. Our vision is ...

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