Tag Archives: Wildland Firefighting

Wildfire Plan Eyes 1,000 Miles of New Fuel Breaks

400-foot wide breaks connected in three states     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A plan to help in the battle against devastating wildfires creates fuel breaks 400 feet (120 meters) wide along 987 miles (1,600 ...

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Playing with Fire

Behind the scenes with smokejumpers     U.S. Forest Service – A personal behind the scenes look at what Smokejumpers encounter from the locker room to a live fire on the forest ground.

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Preliminary Report Released on C-130 Tanker Crash in Australia

American crew killed in crash on January 23, 2020     Australian Transport Safety Bureau The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released the preliminary report from its ongoing investigation into the collision with terrain of a Lockheed C-130 large air ...

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Report: Washington Assistant Chief Killed in Burnover

Johnson was caught without his coat and was overtaken by flames     Spring Coulee Fire Facilitated Learning Analysis Sunday, September 1, 2019 dawned a beautiful day in the Okanogan Valley. Many of the area’s volunteer firefighters, including those from ...

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Video: Wind Causes Sudden Change in Australia Brush Fire

When the wind changes     Guardian News – Dashcam footage captured by the Dunmore Rural Fire Brigade on 4 January 2020. The footage shows just how quickly a bushfire can move when the wind changes direction.

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Americans Killed in Aerial Tanker Crash in Australia

Crew of three dead while battling wildfire     By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) — Three American crew members died Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. New ...

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Backpacking a Water Supply in the Wildland Urban Interface

When you have to bring water and you can’t drive in     Firefighters and fire crews working in the wildland urban interface sometimes are not able to take motorized vehicles into an area where fire needs to be extinguished ...

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Announcing the 2019 Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-Grant Winners! Sponsored by WATERAX

WATERAX is happy to have sponsored The Smokey Generation’s project, American Wildfire Experience 2019 Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling to help Canadian Wildland Firefighters share their story. The following twelve talented wildland firefighters — winners of the inaugural Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-grant ...

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Wildland Firefighting: Devil’s Canyon Hand Crew

A look at the past fire seasons     Collin Logoyda – Devil’s Canyon Handcrew 2018-2019 Crew Video This video not endorsed by the BLM Song credit: The Hand That Feeds- Nine inch Nails We do not own the rights ...

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Salmon Heli-Rappellers 2019

Idaho group’s wildfire season     Salmon Heli-Rappellers – Salmon Heli-Rappellers Short video of what we’ve been up to this summer Check out our website for more info www.salmonhelirappellers.com

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