Wildland Training

LAFD: Mandeville Canyon Evacuation Drill

Several agencies participate in drill simulating a wind-driven brush fire     LAFD – MANDEVILLE CANYON – The Los Angeles Fire Department and allied agencies came together with residents of Mandeville Canyon on May 19, 2019 to conduct a large ...

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Lessons Learned: Sawyer Injured in Sang Removal Project

Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center report of Alabama incident     April 2, 2019 William B. Bankhead National Forest, Alabama “As soon as the Dozer Operator’s blade touched the snag, the holding wood snapped. The Dozer Operator watched as the ...

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Aerial Firefighting Training in Redding, CA

USFS and CAL FIRE team up for training     Stephanie Schmieding, ActionNewsNow REDDING, Calif. (ActionNewsNow) – Starting Monday, firefighters will learn how to supervise air attacks during a training in Redding. The U.S. Forest Service is teaming up with ...

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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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Live Fire Dozer Training

Training burns in California     FirePhotoGirl – Region 5 Inter-Agency Dozer Training Burns. Burns are duel purpose, both for training and fuel mitigation. Location in Los Flores area South of Hesperia. www.FirePhotoGirl.com Like • Comment • Share Follow me ...

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FDIC 2019: Establishing Wildland Tactical Decision Points

Chief Todd McNeal focuses on fire potential at FDIC     Todd McNeal Chief Twain Harte (CA) Fire Department Wednesday, April 10, 2019: 10:30 AM – 12:15 PM REGISTER The class presents company officers and firefighters with the information necessary ...

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Honoring the Yarnell Hill Fire Fallen

A walking discussion of the Yarnell Hill Fire     Wildland Fire LLC – This video was captured on site of the Yarnell Hill Fire in January 2014. The participants spent the day walking the ground and discussing the challenges ...

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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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Wildland Fire Training in Oklahoma City

Brush rig training highlights     Oklahoma City Fire Department – On 1/27/19, firefighters in Fire District 605C (South-Southwest OKC) conducted Brush Pumper Operations training near SW. 104th and I-44. With our large 621 square-mile city, we have a high ...

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Putting Down the Dude Fire

Six firefighters killed in burnover in Arizona in 1990     Wildland Fire LLC – This video was produced by the USDA Forest Service – Southwest Interagency Coordination Center, in association with the Tonto National Forest. Dude Fire Incident, Multiple ...

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