Wildland Training

Windward

Strategies for making WUI incidents safer Jennifer DeShon | From the September 2016 Issue of FireRescue   I should have known. I was the one who had grabbed the map trying to figure out exactly where it was going to ...

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Fire in the Third Dimension

Strategies for effectively applying intelligent aggression By Todd McNeal From the August 2016 Issue of FireRescue With no shortage of press coverage on the historic drought conditions in the West, most wildland firefighters with potential to respond know the dire ...

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Traditional Fire Organizations and WUI Firefighting

Understand the basics needed for determining your department’s WUI capabilities Alex Rivera from the July 2016 Issue of FireRescue Magazine In my short 17-year fire career, I have had the experience of operating on many wildland/urban interface (WUI) incidents that ...

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Cognitive Resiliency

Todd McNeal looks at developing cognitive resiliency at the engine company level. By Todd McNeal Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | From the June 2016 Issue of FireRescue There is no question that the complexity of the wildland fire environment ...

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Improved Situational Preparedness

First-arriving resources have far less time to accurately size up the expanding incident, implement strategic objectives, and direct tactical actions that result in a positive outcome.   TODD MCNEAL | From the May 2016 Issue of FireRescue Magazine Over the ...

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Working with Aircraft

The application and tactical benefits of rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft   TODD MCNEAL | From the April 2016 Issue of FireRescue Magazine As the wildland fire conditions continue to increase in intensity each year throughout the West, wildland firefighters have ...

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Think Ahead or Fall Behind

Preplanning for your community’s needs   SETH BARKER | From the March 2016 Issue of FireRescue Magazine Community is defined as a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. It is safe ...

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