Tag Archives: Wildland Firefighting

Report Blasts California Wildfire Tactics

Oversight agency takes on environmental management     SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) – The Little Hoover Commission is blasting California for “an unprecedented environmental catastrophe” due to “a century of mismanaging Sierra Nevada forests.” That’s the conclusion of a new report, ...

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Cougar Creek Complex Fire, WA

Working hand line with Hand Crew Nettleship     Alan M. Thornton – Initial Attack on spot fire, Cougar Creek Complex, Mt Adams Washington. Working hand line with Hand Crew Nettleship. Some video and still footage from mopping up on ...

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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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Review: Pioneer Fire, Idaho

Video review of the 2016 wildfire     Daniel Johnson – Video record of 2 weeks fighting the Pioneer Fire in August of 2016 with voiceover info by Safety Officer, Daniel S. Johnson  

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