Tag Archives: Wildland Training

Hotshot Bootcamp

A look at becoming a Golden Eagles hotshot     Andrew Oliveros – This 22-minute documentary movie short goes deep into the wildland fire academy’s militaristic training methods and Marine Corps style of hardcore discipline to motivate young fire trainees. ...

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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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Wildland Straight Bore vs. Combo Nozzle

Training on the straightbore     OCFA Operations Training – Orange County Fire Authority training on wildland fire nozzle options. Training shows how to make a good wet line if you have a straightbore nozzle.

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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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Wildland Progressive Hose Lay

Training in Oregon   Bend Fire Department Training Division – IPS 1.7.2- Standard for progressive hose lay.

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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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