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  1. Book on Wildfire Policy Research Slated for Fall Release

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    Wed, 10 Aug 2011

    year at the University of Arizona. The book broadly considers issues related to climate change, land development on the urban - wildland interface, tort liability, property management, homeownership, climate change, and suppression practices in both the

  2. ASTM Fire Committee Approves Deck Structure Fire Test Response Standard

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    Tue, 20 Mar 2012

    origins in a standard that had been included in California regulations. "ASTM E2726/E2726M is in response to the growing urban wildland fire concern in many states," says Hough. "Hopefully, this will be one of many new exterior fire exposure standards

  3. We Can Honor Fallen Firefighters By Strengthening the USFA

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Apr 2008

    as hazardous-materials fires and fire-based emergency medical services. It authorizes expanded research on fires in urban - wildland interfaces and in rural areas. It encourages the USFA to adopt national voluntary consensus standards on firefighter health

  4. Dunn's Dispatch: Conflagrations

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    Thu, 24 Apr 2008

    conflagration is a forest or woodland fire, also called an urban / wildland interface fire. This strange term is fire service jargon ..... miles." The last conflagration in New York City was an urban / wildland interface fire. On April 23, 1963, a wildfire spread

  5. Firewise Leadership Awards for 2008 handed out

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    Mon, 10 Nov 2008

    Community Inc. – Jasper, Georgia Patrick Mahoney, Florida Division of Forestry – Bradenton Florida Texas Firewise and Urban Wildland Interface Team, Texas Forest Service – Fredericksburg, Texas Local level winners include: Colorado Springs Wildland Risk

  6. THE WILDLAND INTERFACE: IMPACT ON LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 May 1998

    severe wildland fires and more people being at risk in the urban / wildland interface. They cite hazards presented by the following ..... suppression effort. Tuolumne County is a prime example of the urban - wildland intermix fuel mode. "As development spreads to wildland

  7. Preparing For A Wildfire Season That Does Not End

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    Thu, 1 Feb 2007

    Forest Service. It is clear that a large portion of the urban / wildland interface already has been developed and that this development ..... Service research scientist Jack Cohen. The International Urban Wildland Interface Code (IUWIC), developed by the International

  8. APPARATUS DELIVERIES

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Feb 2001

    the department serves about 200,000 residents in a diverse area of 64 square miles, including 19.5 square miles of urban / wildland interface. Facilities protected include a railyard, an international airport, the county seat, a jail, malls, a state

  9. TECHNOLOGY ROUNDUP: SAFETY DRIVES RESEARCH PROJECTS

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 May 2005

    William County, Virginia, post-collapse. Physics-Based Urban Wildland Interface Fire Modeling A homeowner, city planner, and ..... fires created by the influx of residents moving into the urban wildland interface (UWI). Ultimately, homeowners will have a

  10. ROSENBAUER TECH-DRIVE ’05

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    Sun, 1 May 2005

    mph in forward or reverse while discharging water or foam. This can be extremely useful for quick knockdown operations in urban - wildland interface areas. This pump can also incorporate a Rosenbauer Fix-Mix around-the-pump foam proportioning system