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Vacaville, CA Prescribed Burn

Vacaville, CA Prescribed Burn

Controlled burn and training     Solana NewsNet May 26, 2021: Crews from the Vacaville Fire Department and nearby allied agencies set fire to dry vegetation on Callen Hill near Allison Drive on Wednesday as part of a controlled burn and training event ahead...

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Vallfirest Tactical Unit 1

Vallfirest Tactical Unit 1

Wildfires are changing, firefighting tools need a change too.     Vallfirest A multi-functional module designed to handle any type of wildland fire emergency. Read More https://youtu.be/Sovd-bpw3wg

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The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 4

The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 4

Meet Louis Evert, co-founder of the German organization Forest Fire Watch     Vallfirest   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest)   Learn more about the Wildfire...

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Wildfire in Columbia River Gorge Prompts Evacuations

Wildfire in Columbia River Gorge Prompts Evacuations

Milepost 85 Fire burned towards the Google Data Center     THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge near The Dalles, Oregon, prompted Level 3 evacuations Wednesday afternoon and closed local highways. KOIN reports Level 3 “GO”...

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Alaska Smokejumpers First Jump of the 2021 Fire Season

Alaska Smokejumpers First Jump of the 2021 Fire Season

Smokejumpers head out to the Pilot Point Fire     BLM Alaska Alaska Smokejumpers loading up for the first fire jump of the 2021 Alaska fire season was caught on video on May 24, 2021. The 12 BLM Alaska Fire Service smokejumpers flew 599 miles to the Pilot...

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Wildland Training in Coronado, California

Wildland Training in Coronado, California

Training on the progressive lay and more     Coronado Fire Department In preparation for fire season, the Corona Fire Department conducts annual RT-130 training to sharpen the skills required for wildland firefighting operations. Topics include progressive...

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Brendan McDonough of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

Brendan McDonough of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

A discussion about guilt, depression, and growth     Fire Engineering Host Jim Burneka speaks with Brendan McDonough, the lone survivor of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. This episode focuses on the aftermath of the June 30th, 2013 Yarnell wildfire in which...

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Close Call at California Wildfire

Close Call at California Wildfire

Burnover avoided in El Dorado County     Max McGregor Salmon Fire, El Dorado County At approximately 12:15 PM on Saturday, May 1, CalFire Amador-El Dorado Units responded to reports of a wildland fire in the area of Salmon Falls Road and Gallagher Road near...

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What’s It Like Being a Wildland Firefighter?

What’s It Like Being a Wildland Firefighter?

A view of the job from Colorado     Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control Wildfires have become increasingly large & extreme. This means that the women & men who work on the front lines to combat those fires are facing dangerous...

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