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Leadership for the Wildland Fire Officer: Leading in a Dangerous Profession, 2nd edition
The 2nd Edition of Bill Teie’s Leadership for the Wildland Fire Officer – Leading in a Dangerous Profession has been developed to address various supervisory and leadership positions of wildland firefighting outlined by the National Wildfire Coordinators Group (NWCG).
This book is aimed toward new and experienced wildland firefighters who serve in a leadership role within their organizations. Chapters 1-5 are an excellent tool for any current or future leader in fire service. Chapters 6-9 deal with the situational and tactical processes a wildland fire officer faces daily. Following Chapter 9 is an addendum containing 15 after-action reports of “Fires We Should Not Forget” as well as the lesson learned from each fire.
Firefighter’s Handbook on Wildland Firefighting; Strategy, Tactics and Safety, 4th Edition
For the fire personnel who need a basic understanding of wildland firefighting The NEW 4th Edition of this bestselling book by noted wildland firefighting author, Bill Teie is updated to address the most current NFPA and National Wildfire Coordinating...
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Out-of-control Wildfire in Eastern NC Grows to 5,200 Acres
Mark Price - The Charlotte Observer UPDATE: As of 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26, the wildfire was 34% contained and covered 5,200 acres, the N.C. Department of Agriculture reports. The original story is below. A wildfire in eastern North Carolina has spread across 5,200...
1500 Evacuated as Spain’s Fire Season Starts Early
By JENNIFER O'MAHONY Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: With Spanish prime minister's quotes. Minor edits. With AP Photos. MADRID (AP) — More than 1,500 people were evacuated as a major forest fire raged in Spain’s eastern Castellon province on Friday, marking an...
Biden Administration Invests $197 Million Into Wildfire Defense Fund
Kate Heston - Daily Inter Lake, Kalispell, Mont. Mar. 22—A $197 million investment into a community wildfire defense program was announced by Vice President Kamala Harris, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and White House Senior Advisor Mitch Landrieu on Monday....
Lawsuit Jeopardizes Use of Crucial Wildfire Retardant
Alex Wigglesworth - Los Angeles Times For most Californians, the sight of aircraft spewing neon pink liquid over flaming trees and brush has become a hallmark of aggressive wildfire suppression campaigns — if not a potent symbol of government's struggle to control...
Walking the Knife’s Edge of Integrity
Years ago while serving as Chief 1 (Fire Staff) on a large western forest, I had the opportunity to find myself at odds with the Regional Forester and my boss, the Forest Supervisor. Generally, I was well respected in my job by both of those individuals. And they knew...
The West’s Forests Increasingly Struggle to Recover From Wildfires – Altering How Fires Burn Could Boost Their Chances
Kimberley Davis United States Forest Service Guidelines on use of articles from The Conversation can be found at http://bit.ly/TCUSinfo or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Images, graphics and shortened text may also be available from The Conversation. (The...