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  1. Training: Wildland -Urban Interface Fires

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    Wed, 4 Mar 2015

    Today we're here to talk about wildland urban interface fires. Those fires that ..... that area close to the forest or the wildland areas or the country but not in the cities ..... appropriately. There's certain facts about wildland firefighters that happen in the United

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    Today we're here to talk about wildland urban interface fires. Those fires that happen outside of the cities, outside of the suburbs, in that area close to the forest or the wildland areas or the country but not in the cities. These fires have given firefighters new challenges. We're not talking about fires in
    situational awareness, and deal with the problem appropriately. There's certain facts about wildland firefighters that happen in the United States annually. In 2013, the National Inner Agency Fire Center say more than 47,000 wild fires
    more fire intensity because of the topography? So keep in mind always, wildland fires, they are, their intensity and their course are determined on fuel, top, topography, and weather. Are there maps of the area
  2. Firefighting News: Multiple Agencies Assist Wildland Firefighter with Broken Leg

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    Wed, 22 Jul 2015

    Numerous emergency services agencies were needed to rescue a wildland firefighter who had broken his leg Monday evening, reports ..... assistance from the county's Search and Rescue for an injured wildland fire fighter. Michael Lee Burri, 31, from Estacada, sustained

  1. Wildland Firefighting 101, Part 2

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    Thu, 26 Jun 2014

    goal of any suppression effort at a wildland fire is perimeter control. My preferred ..... tactic for an initial attack on a wildland fire is the pincer or flanking attack ..... point. A typical 1½-inch wildland nozzle may flow 20 to 25 gallons per minute

  2. Center Lights Way for Air Force Wildland Fire Management

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    Thu, 31 Jul 2014

    Each year, more than 1,000 wildland fires occur on Air Force lands ..... themselves. To address this issue, the Wildland Fire Center, part of the Air Force ..... Force and its installations to manage wildland fire risk and sustain the Air Force

  3. Wildland Fire News: Wildland Firefighter Foundation Returns Firefighter Statue to Boise Airport

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    Sat, 16 May 2015

      The Wildland Firefighter Foundation rededicated the statue at the Boise Airport ..... the man who came up with the idea of bringing together all of the wildland firefighting agencies in coordinated management in the 1970s, made

  4. Wildland Firefighting 101

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    Thu, 26 Jun 2014

    By Demetrius Kastros The wildland fire environment has proven to be a dangerous ..... any incident action plan (IAP), be it for wildland , hazmat, structure fires, and so on. Protective wildland firefighting clothing is essential to safety

  5. Wildland Firefighter Fatality: Veteran Fire Corps Crewmember Dies After Medical Emergency

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    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

    Crewmember Ian Haxton suffered a medical emergency and collapsed 200 yards from the finish line while participating in the Wildland Firefighter Work Capacity Test. He was 31. Medical care was immediately rendered by local emergency medical responders who

  6. Fire Apparatus: Spartan ERV Expands Wildland Apparatus Portfolio

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    Fri, 15 Aug 2014

    NASDAQ: SPAR), has expanded its wildland product offerings with the introduction of a new Wildland MPT (Mini-Pumper Trooper) configuration ..... complexity of the apparatus . As a result, the Wildland MPT features a lower vehicle profile and

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Regional Action Plans for Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Released

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    Wed, 24 Apr 2013

    The Wildland Fire Executive Committee today announced the release of Regional Action Plans for wildland fire management in the Northeast, Southeast ..... three goals of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Restoring

  8. Wildland Firefighting: Israel Creates Wildfire Forecasting Technology

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    Fri, 23 Aug 2013

    world's first forecasting system for wildland fires. Developed by researchers in reaction ..... Currently there are more than 10 significant wildland fires burning in the American West ..... year have resulted in numerous deaths of wildland firefighters, including 19 members who