Tag Archives: Wildland Training

Idaho Dozer Burnover

Lessons learned from a August 2019 wildfire     Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center In the early afternoon hours of August 6, 2019, Mountain Home Air Force Base Range Control reported a fire incident to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ...

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Slow and Steady

A conversation between Travis Dotson and Andrew Addy     Andrew Addey is currently a Forest Training Officer, a position he landed after ten years on the Sawtooth Interagency Hotshot Crew. Travis and Andrew chatted about a ton of important ...

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Mobile Attack Training

Pump and Roll training from Oregon     Oregon Department of Forestry – Also known as Pump & Roll, or Rolling Attack, Mobile Attack is an Initial Attack direct tactic ideal for quick-moving fires in light vegetation. As demonstrated by ...

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Aerial Drop Safety

See what 9,000 lbs. of retardant can do     CAL FIRE TV – CAL FIRE/USFS Aerial Firefighting Drop Safety Video Do you know how much weight is being delivered over top of you during a wildland fire?

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Wildfire Training Set in Nebraska

Prescribed burn in Wildcat Hills     GERING, Neb. (AP) — The Gering Fire Department will lead fire training exercises on public land in the Panhandle for the annual West Nebraska Engine Academy. The exercises are scheduled for Sept. 14 ...

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NIOSH LODD Report: One Firefighter Dead, Another Burned at Texas Grass Fire

Contributing factors and lessons learned in March 2018 grass fire     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program   On March 10, 2018, a 68-year-old male volunteer fire fighter was burned during firefighting operations at a grass fire. ...

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Howe Ridge Fire Initial Response

The fire grew from 20 acres to an estimated 2,500 acres overnight     National Park Service, Intermountain Regional Office Lakewood, CO – Today, the National Park Service (NPS) released a video documenting the first 36 hours of the Howe ...

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Ceremony Marks 70th Anniversary of Deadly Mann Gulch Fire

13 firefighters were killed on August 5, 1949 in a Montana wildfire     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Officials are marking the 70th anniversary of a tragic blaze north of Helena that killed 13 firefighters and prompted the U.S. Forest ...

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