Tag Archives: Wildland Training

Honoring the Yarnell Hill Fire Fallen

A walking discussion of the Yarnell Hill Fire     Wildland Fire LLC – This video was captured on site of the Yarnell Hill Fire in January 2014. The participants spent the day walking the ground and discussing the challenges ...

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Report Highlights Troubles in California Wildfire

Mendocino Complex Fire report highlights errors and dangers to firefighters     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Poor communication, short staffing and infighting among agencies may have endangered firefighters who nearly died during the massive Mendocino Complex of wildfires in Northern ...

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Wildland Fire Training in Oklahoma City

Brush rig training highlights     Oklahoma City Fire Department – On 1/27/19, firefighters in Fire District 605C (South-Southwest OKC) conducted Brush Pumper Operations training near SW. 104th and I-44. With our large 621 square-mile city, we have a high ...

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Putting Down the Dude Fire

Six firefighters killed in burnover in Arizona in 1990     Wildland Fire LLC – This video was produced by the USDA Forest Service – Southwest Interagency Coordination Center, in association with the Tonto National Forest. Dude Fire Incident, Multiple ...

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Report Highlights Close Calls in Camp Fire

“We had several angels over us that day,”     By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press On the first day fighting the deadly Northern California wildfire that destroyed the city of Paradise last month, a crew setting a back burn to ...

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Protecting the Area of Origin

To know where to look for the evidence, fire investigators learn to “read” burned debris   By Jim Acker | FireRescue Magazine Volume 5 Issue 6 It’s that time of year again when we start preparing for the wildland fire ...

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Safety Zones & Escape Routes in the WUI

A well-chosen escape route is one that’s scouted ahead of time     By Chuck Sallade | FireRescue Magazine Volume 7 Issue 4 In WUI firefighting, our first concern is always life safety, followed by the preservation of property. Our ...

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Wildland Firefighters Want to be Sure Everyone Goes Home®

Wildland firefighters from around the country say the status quo about safety must change. Too many wildland firefighters are dying and getting hurt. This is the key message from a series of listening sessions the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) ...

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Shelter Deployment: Mudd Fire, Nevada 2006

Lessons learned     On August 23, 2006, approximately 5:41 p.m. a burnover and fire shelter deployment occurred involving a BLM type VI engine near mile marker 37 on State Route 225 located in Elko County, Nevada. While suppressing a ...

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