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New Mexico Crews Ready for Wildfire Season

Wildfire training in Bernalillo County     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KOB4) – It may still be winter, but firefighters in Bernalillo County are already stepping up their wildfire training. Saturday was a red-flag warning day, which is uncommon in February. It’s ...

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Full Alignment

Three predictors of fire behavior: weather, topography, and fuel   There are three predictors when calculating fire behavior in the wildland-urban interface (WUI): weather, topography, and fuel. (Photo by Pixabay.)   By Seth Barker | FireRescue Magazine Volume 13, Issue ...

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It’s Time to Meet the Challenge

Anchor and hold water delivery evolutions for structure fires in the wildland-urban interface     By Paul Shapiro | FireRescue Magazine Volume 12, Issue 12   The following information is quoted from FIRESCOPE, which is an organization the state of ...

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Class A Foam: Applications for Structural and Wildland Firefighting

Register for this training event from Fire Engineering     This discussion will cover the properties, applications and benefits of using Class A foam while performing wildland or structural fire suppression during all phases of the response. Join us for ...

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Cedar Fire Entrapment Report, Arizona

June 2016 fire trapped a Navajo Interagency Hotshot Crew     Wildland Fire LLC – This is the Cedar Fire Entrapment Briefing video which supports the Cedar Fire Factual Report. To access the report follow this link. Cedar Fire Entrapment/Fire ...

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Stop, Think, and Talk Before Acting

Working to mitigate threats to our safety     WildlandFireLLC – The Forest Service continues on a journey to build safe, rewarding and resilient workplaces for all employees. Life-Work dialogues build upon our sincere commitment to continually improve employee well-being ...

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Michigan Crew Boss Academy Develops Firefighters into Leaders

10-day class for wildland firefighters develops leadership   Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Targeted News Service LANSING, Mich. – Three dozen wildland firefighters from around the country knew for sure they were going to find a lot of class work ...

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The Vineyard 2 Fire

How a grass fire changed the way a 130-year-old fire department does business   Fire behavior had changed dramatically because of afternoon heat and high winds that were gusting up to 60 mph from the north. (author photo)   By ...

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Brilliance in the Basics

Developing master proficiency with “everyday” tools to find success   When identifying the target hazards in a community, the wildland-urban interface threat seems to weigh heavy on most of the minds of those who live in it as we ramp ...

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