Tag Archives: Wildland Firefighting

Saddleridge Firefight Video

Up close on the fireline     SoCal Emergency Response – Los Angeles County & City Fire Departments responded to a reported brush fire. The brush fire quickly grew, taking the life of one park ranger. The fire is now ...

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Pacific Palisades Fire Videos

Wildfire action in Los Angeles     Firefighters battle a brush fire that is close to homes in the Pacific Palisades section of Los Angeles.

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Photos: California Saddleridge Fire

The Saddleridge fire started on the 10th at 9:03 P.M.     It is located near Yarnell Road exit off Interstate 210. As of 8:30 am, the fire is 4,700 acres with 0% containment. Angeles National Forest is in unified ...

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Wildland Firefighter Health Effects Study

An overview of a field test in Idaho     Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center – This video provides a brief overview of a new approach to examine the potential health effects that wildland firefighters may experience working on wildland ...

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Slow and Steady

A conversation between Travis Dotson and Andrew Addy     Andrew Addey is currently a Forest Training Officer, a position he landed after ten years on the Sawtooth Interagency Hotshot Crew. Travis and Andrew chatted about a ton of important ...

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Firefighter’s Widow Sues Over Mendocino Complex Fire Death

Battalion Chief Draper was killed in a fire retardant drop     SACRAMENTO (AP) — The widow of a Utah firefighter who was killed when a supertanker dropped nearly 20,000 gallons of fire retardant near his position fighting the Mendocino ...

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Brazilian Troops Begin Fighting Amazon Wildfires

44,000 troops back by military aircraft begin fighting fires     By MARCELO SILVA de SOUSA Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that ...

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Colorado Conducts Nighttime Wildfire Aviation Training

State is first in country to implement helicopter night flying suppression program     DENVER – Colorado becomes the first state in the county to begin nighttime helicopter suppression operations with training this month. The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention ...

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NIOSH LODD Report: One Firefighter Dead, Another Burned at Texas Grass Fire

Contributing factors and lessons learned in March 2018 grass fire     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program   On March 10, 2018, a 68-year-old male volunteer fire fighter was burned during firefighting operations at a grass fire. ...

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