Tag Archives: Wildland Firefighting

Facing Flames and Risks to Photograph California Wildfires

AP photographers face risks capturing firefighting efforts     By MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ Associated Press SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — It’s ironic, but momentarily forgetting some of my safety gear ended up saving my life. It happened as I drove ...

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Photographing Wildfires

AP photographers face risks capturing firefighting efforts     By MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ Associated Press Dressed in flame-resistant clothes, heavy boots and carrying my two cameras, I spent a few minutes walking around and surveying the scene before starting to ...

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Snake River Hotshots 2019 Wildfire Season

A look back with Snake River IHC     Isaac Coy The Snake River Hotshots are a Type I Interagency Hotshot Crew dedicated to wildland fire suppression. The crew is stationed in Pocatello, Idaho. In December 2014, the Snake River ...

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Video: Jurupa Valley Fire

Fire quickly grew to over 300 acres     ONSCENE TV – 10.31.2019 | 12:39 AM | JURUPA VALLEY – A vegetation fire possibly caused by a pursuit crash burned more than 300 acres, early Thursday morning. Authorities responded to ...

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Photos: San Bernardino Hillside Fire

Several residences destroyed     SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Strong winds fanned new fires in Southern California on Thursday, burning homes and forcing residents to flee in a repeat of a frightening scenario already faced by tens of thousands ...

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Video: San Francisco Firefighters Drive into Kincade Fire

Driving into the Kincade Fire     KTVU – San Francisco firefighters drove right into the heart of the Kincade Fire to help those in need. This is the vantage point of one of their crews through their windshield. On ...

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Wyoming Hotshots 2019 Fire Season

A look back at recent firefighting     Jake Lang – Wyoming Hotshots 2019 (This video not endorsed by the USFS, USDA, or Bighorn National Forest) Song credit: Wolfmother – Joker and the Thief We do not own the rights ...

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Photos: Kincade and Dorsey Fires

Wildfire photos from Oct. 27     SANTA ROSA, California (AP) — With ferocious winds driving multiple wildfires through bone-dry vegetation and nearly 200,000 people ordered to leave their homes, California’s governor declared a statewide emergency Sunday. Meanwhile, millions of ...

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Mutual Aid Exhausted in Disastrous California Wildfire

Report out on 2018 Woolsey Fire     LOS ANGELES (AP) — A study of a disastrous wildfire that raged through Los Angeles and Ventura counties last year found the inferno presented unprecedented challenges to emergency agencies, according to a ...

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