Wildland Training

Mapping the WUI

Determine the values at risk and where they’re located     By Tim Ryan, FireRescue Magazine Issue 6 | Volume 8 As we all know, situational awareness (SA) is a key factor in firefighter safety. Accident investigators often find that ...

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Hotshot Bootcamp

A look at becoming a Golden Eagles hotshot     Andrew Oliveros – This 22-minute documentary movie short goes deep into the wildland fire academy’s militaristic training methods and Marine Corps style of hardcore discipline to motivate young fire trainees. ...

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Off-Roading in Oregon

Wildland interface off-road training     Bend Fire Department Training Division – Apparatus – Off Road Interface Course  

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Mutual Aid Exhausted in Disastrous California Wildfire

Report out on 2018 Woolsey Fire     LOS ANGELES (AP) — A study of a disastrous wildfire that raged through Los Angeles and Ventura counties last year found the inferno presented unprecedented challenges to emergency agencies, according to a ...

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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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Wildland Straight Bore vs. Combo Nozzle

Training on the straightbore     OCFA Operations Training – Orange County Fire Authority training on wildland fire nozzle options. Training shows how to make a good wet line if you have a straightbore nozzle.

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