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  1. Wildland Firefighting 101

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    Thu, 26 Jun 2014

    maintain a safe firefighting environment ..... be it for wildland , hazmat , structure ..... Protective wildland firefighting clothing is ..... fabrics. Unlike structural turnouts, wildland ..... require multiple engine companies supported

  2. Firefighting Techniques: From Wildland Firefighting to Structural Firefighting : Applying LCES

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    Wed, 29 Jan 2014

    barrier? Wildland firefighters ..... untenable. Wildland firefighters ..... structure fires, hazmat incidents ..... world of wildland firefighting , there have ..... LCES and structural firefighting ..... second-due engine officer actually ..... intervention team ( RIT )] members

  1. Wildland Firefighting 101, Part 2

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    Thu, 26 Jun 2014

    ground-based firefighting effort ..... During your wildland suppression ..... fast moving wildland fire. Resources ..... assigned to structural protection at a wildland fire will ..... cannot put an engine at every ..... Engineering. Hazmat 101 High

  2. Wildland Firefighting : NFFF Video Presents Lessons from South Canyon Fire That Killed 14 Firefighters

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    Thu, 30 May 2013

    Wildland Firefighting : Everyone Goes Home , a video ..... Maloney of CoolWater Multi Media, Wildland Firefighting : Everyone Goes Home shows the ..... of this devastating blow to the wildland firefighting community. Veteran wildland firefighters

  3. Wildland Firefighting : Firefighters Changed Approach After Destructive '93 CA Wildfire

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    Mon, 6 May 2013

    to shift their approach to wildland firefighting in the area. Driven by the ..... confined the wildfire to rugged wildland areas. Read additional details ..... ms/10dTYZj . For more on firefighting in the wildland -urban interface, consider

  4. Wildland Firefighting : Government Shutdown Forces OK Firm to Lay Off Firefighters

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    Wed, 9 Oct 2013

    An Oklahoma City (OK) firm that specializes in wildland firefighting and works closely with the federal government has had to lay off a dozen employees since the government shut down last week. Chloeta

  5. New Disney Movie Incorporates Wildland Firefighting

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    Thu, 10 Jul 2014

    released later this month uses wildland firefighting as its backdrop. Set to be ..... features a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting ..... The movie features various firefighting planes voiced by a number of

  6. Retiring Air Force Planes Eyed for California Wildland Firefighting

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    Tue, 8 Oct 2013

    Defense to turn some surplus military aircraft into wildland firefighting tools. The Air Force is phasing out a cargo plane ..... Service is looking to replace its aging fleet of firefighting aircraft and the C-27Js are a perfect fit to help

  7. Wildland and Structural Firefighting : In Case You Missed It: Recent Major Fire Service News

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    Thu, 6 Aug 2015

    S. Forest Service firefighter, David Ruhl, was killed while scouting a wildland fire in the Modoc National Forest. There were also two other significant structural fire tragedies reported, the death of four children in a Missouri condominium

  8. Wildland Firefighting : Australian, New Zealand Wildland Experts to Help with U.S. Wildfires

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    Fri, 21 Aug 2015

    Australian and New Zealand wildland firefighting experts are heading to the United States to assist with the deadly wildfires plaguing ..... Fighting Fires Across Washington State Researchers Examine Effects of Smoke on Wildland Firefighters