Wildland Training

FDIC 2018: Wildfire Structure Triage

An FDIC 2018 training event     Todd McNeal Chief Twain Harte (CA) Fire Department Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. REGISTER NOW The class provides company officers and firefighters with the current tactical information necessary to ...

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Leaf Blower, Prescribed Burn Review

Leafblower uses and limitations tested   (YouTube)   bdelder42 – We perform a burnout operation around a dry wood deck at the Iowa Cooperative Burn Week in the Loess Hills. Here you get to see more of what the leaf ...

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Eating Away a Threat

Goats help mitigate wildland understory to reduce fire severity   A herd of 300 goats is being used by South Metro (CO) Fire Rescue and the city of Castle Pines to mitigate landscape infrastructure around three neighborhoods. (Photos courtesy of ...

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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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