Tag Archives: Wildland Firefighting

Rein in the Renegades

Challenging criticisms from the NFPA   Division between the NWCG Wildland Fire Investigation Subcommittee and some members of the NFPA Fire Investigation Technical Committee leads to confusion By Alan Carlson | FireRescue Magazine Volume 13, Issue 4 “It’s time 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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Hotshots

The firefighter’s firefighter   Panorama of the Geronimo Interagency Hotshot Crew as they keep watch on their burnout along a forest road. The Geronimo Hotshots are from the San Carlos Apache Tribal Natural Resources Program, in San Carlos, Arizona. (USDA ...

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Congressional Spending Bill Included Wildfire Disaster Fund

Bill sets aside over $20M for over 10 years     By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A spending bill slated for a vote in Congress includes a bipartisan plan to create a wildfire disaster fund to help ...

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California Fire Chiefs Seek Money to Prevent Wildfires

Chiefs asked lawmakers for $100 million   By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire chiefs said Wednesday that reinforcements were too slow to arrive in last year’s ferocious firestorms and asked lawmakers for $100 million ...

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Alberta 2017 Wildfire Season

A look back with Peace Helitack Crew 5     Miles Ladd – Just a short highlight video of Peace Helitack Crew 5’s adventures this summer from northern Alberta to Helena Montana

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