Wildland Training

New Mexico Crews Ready for Wildfire Season

Wildfire training in Bernalillo County     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KOB4) – It may still be winter, but firefighters in Bernalillo County are already stepping up their wildfire training. Saturday was a red-flag warning day, which is uncommon in February. It’s ...

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Full Alignment

Three predictors of fire behavior: weather, topography, and fuel   There are three predictors when calculating fire behavior in the wildland-urban interface (WUI): weather, topography, and fuel. (Photo by Pixabay.)   By Seth Barker | FireRescue Magazine Volume 13, Issue ...

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California Thomas Fire LODD Information Report

One firefighter become entrapped and suffered fatal injuries   View of the entrapment site looking northwest (CAL FIRE)   CAL FIRE On December 13, 2017, a CAL FIRE engine strike team was assigned to a part of the Thomas Fire ...

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TargetSolutions Offers Complimentary Online Wildland Fire Training

TargetSolutions, the leading provider of e-Learning and performance support applications for the fire service, is offering access to its RT-130: Annual Wildland Fire Safety Refresher training series for a limited time. SAN DIEGO, CA (December 21, 2017) – TargetSolutions, the ...

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It’s Time to Meet the Challenge

Anchor and hold water delivery evolutions for structure fires in the wildland-urban interface     By Paul Shapiro | FireRescue Magazine Volume 12, Issue 12   The following information is quoted from FIRESCOPE, which is an organization the state of ...

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Grow or Burn?

Understanding the paradox of fire exclusion in the WUI     By Dena Ali | FireRescue Magazine Volume 12, Issue 11 According to the federal register of the United States, the wildland-urban interface (WUI) exists where humans and their development ...

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Class A Foam: Applications for Structural and Wildland Firefighting

Register for this training event from Fire Engineering     This discussion will cover the properties, applications and benefits of using Class A foam while performing wildland or structural fire suppression during all phases of the response. Join us for ...

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Cedar Fire Entrapment Report, Arizona

June 2016 fire trapped a Navajo Interagency Hotshot Crew     Wildland Fire LLC – This is the Cedar Fire Entrapment Briefing video which supports the Cedar Fire Factual Report. To access the report follow this link. Cedar Fire Entrapment/Fire ...

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Stop, Think, and Talk Before Acting

Working to mitigate threats to our safety     WildlandFireLLC – The Forest Service continues on a journey to build safe, rewarding and resilient workplaces for all employees. Life-Work dialogues build upon our sincere commitment to continually improve employee well-being ...

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Michigan Crew Boss Academy Develops Firefighters into Leaders

10-day class for wildland firefighters develops leadership   Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Targeted News Service LANSING, Mich. – Three dozen wildland firefighters from around the country knew for sure they were going to find a lot of class work ...

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