Wildland Firefighting: UT Firefighters Train on Wildfire Operations

04/16/2013
Firefighters from multiple fire departments in southwest Utah took part in training evolutions Saturday on wildland-urban interface operations. A report and video from stgnews.com (http://bit.ly/ZnJ7iY) detailed the training, which was designed to ready firefighters for the impending wildfire season. An estimated 120 firefighters took part in the inter-agency training, which is hosted through the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands and was been funded through a federal grant program. View a video of the training below, and visit http://bit.ly/ZnJ7iY for more info. Last year's fire season took a heavy toll on Western states, with historic fires taking place in both Colorado a...

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