Tag Archives: Wildland Training

Fuel Geysering

Training information from STIHL     STIHL USA – For the U.S. Forest Service, chain saws are critical to the mission of fighting wildland fires. This video is provided by STIHL to assist wildland firefighters and training supervisors in managing ...

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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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Off-Roading in Oregon

Wildland interface off-road training     Bend Fire Department Training Division – Apparatus – Off Road Interface Course  

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Mutual Aid Exhausted in Disastrous California Wildfire

Report out on 2018 Woolsey Fire     LOS ANGELES (AP) — A study of a disastrous wildfire that raged through Los Angeles and Ventura counties last year found the inferno presented unprecedented challenges to emergency agencies, according to a ...

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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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