Tag Archives: Wildland Training

No More Surprises

Strategies for managing the unexpected during suppression efforts   Todd McNeal | FireRescue Magazine Volume 12, Issue 6 One of the most imperative responsibilities of the company officer at a wildland incident is to quickly and constantly evaluate the potential ...

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Wildland Firefighting School

View from the Squad Boss at fire school     Mid-Valley Media Group – Squad boss Ryan Harrison gives us a first had view of what it’s like to be on the front lines at the Interagency Wildland Firefighting School ...

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Freezeout Ridge Fire, Longline Extraction

Lessons from the medevac of a critically injured firefighter WildlandFireLLC – Emergency Longline Extraction on the Freezeout Ridge Fire, September 21, 2014, 1941 hrs. Firefighter Injury, Freezeout Ridge Fire, 72-hr. Report Freezeout Ridge Fire, Facilitated Learning Analysis  

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The Roaring Lion

Strategies for community preplanning for WUI incidents   A fire department needs to have a plan. The community needs to have a plan to support or be supported by the fire department. (Photo by author.) Seth Barker | FireRescue Magazine, ...

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Nevada Fire Crews Prepare for Wildfire Season

Training underway as Carpenter 1 Fire anniversary approaches     LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — July 1 marks four years since the massive Carpenter 1 fire that burned 28,000 acres up on Mount Charleston. It’s an anniversary firefighters would just ...

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Alabaugh Fire (SD) Shelter Deployment and Case Study

Review of shelter deployment in 2007 South Dakota fire     National Interagency Fire Center – Alabaugh Fire fire shelter deployment. Alabaugh Canyon Case Study Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center: Alabaugh Fire (2007)  

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Canyon Fire Entrapment, 2016

Review of entrapment and shelter deployment   Wildland Fire LLC – Canyon fire entrapment and shelter deployment on September 19, 2016. This incident occurred on the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Read the report here.

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Drops to Data: Making the Most of Our Aerial Fleet

The Aerial Firefighting Use & Effectiveness Program   On Final Productions – The intent of this training module is to deliver a message to the national fire community. The message includes a program that was developed to obtain data shedding ...

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