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  1. Wildland Firefighting : AK Volunteer Firefighters Extinguish Wildland Fire

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    Thu, 27 Jun 2013

    Although every wildland fire presents a real danger ..... To read about new wildland fire policies and to see ..... Plans for Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Released ..... Changes Course on Wildland Firefighting Policy .

  2. Wildland Firefighting : Wildfire News NIST and Forest Service Create World's First Hazard Scale for Wildland Fires

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    Wed, 5 Dec 2012

    ever system for linking accurate assessments of risk from wildland fires to improved building codes, standards, and practices that ..... USFS. "Now, we have proposed a scale specifically for wildland fires that will allow us to link exposure to improved codes and

  1. Wildland Firefighting : Polartec, True North Collaborate to Benefit Wildland Fire Foundation

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    Thu, 31 Jul 2014

    shirts to raise money for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation as the U.S. braces for its worst wildland fire season. The Wildland Fire Memorial Edition Tees, made of Polartec Power Dry FR (flame resistant) fabric and designed by True

  2. Wildland Firefighting : NIST Developing 'Richter' Scale for Wildland Fires

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    Wed, 25 Sep 2013

    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a method for predicting the destructiveness of wildland fires that it hopes will allow residents and city planners better anticipate potential disasters. Much like the Richter

  3. Wildland Firefighting : Inmate Firefighters Burned Over by California Wildland Fire

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    of-control wildfire has forced thousands of people from their homes, according to news reports. There are at least 10 wildland fires burning across the state, which is in its third year of drought. Last year, 19 firefighters battling the Yarnell Hill

  4. Wildland Firefighting : Israel Creates Wildfire Forecasting Technology

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    Fri, 23 Aug 2013

    forecasting system for wildland fires . Developed ..... significant wildland fires burning in the ..... For more on wildland firefighting , consider Delivering a Wildland Fire Training Program ..... Proactive Wildland Fire Risk Management

  5. Congressional staffers get briefed on wildland firefighting

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Feb 1997

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  6. Wildland Firefighting 101, Part 2

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    Thu, 26 Jun 2014

    suppression effort at a wildland fire is perimeter control. My ..... for an initial attack on a wildland fire is the pincer or flanking ..... structure protection in the wildland fire environment is to put the ..... Protection (Cal-Fire) to wildland fires typically includes a combination

  7. Drill of the Week: Wildland Firefighting Basics

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    Tue, 30 Jun 2009

    sponsored by Review the 10 Standard Fire Orders for wildland firefighting operations, as well as information regarding the wildland ..... interface and what structural firefighters need to know about wildland fires . Download this week's firefighter training drill as

  8. Center Lights Way for Air Force Wildland Fire Management

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    Thu, 31 Jul 2014

    than 1,000 wildland fires occur on Air ..... issue, the Wildland Fire Center, part ..... of reducing wildland fire risk," Hiers ..... instruction in wildland firefighting operations ..... successfully managing wildland fire depends on