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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. 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

  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 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

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

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    Thu, 31 Jul 2014

    000 limited edition, flame resistant t-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

  5. 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 ..... friends and can save the lives of others. Wildland firefighters --including members of ..... carried for nearly 19 years. Fourteen elite wildland firefighters --including hotshots

  6. Fire Service Industry News: NFPA Appoints Michele Steinberg New Manager of Wildland Fire Operations Division

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    Tue, 9 Dec 2014

    named Michele Steinberg manager of its Wildland Fire Operations Division, and announced ..... has played an integral role in NFPA's wildland fire activities since 2002. As the Firewise ..... liaison on NFPA standards related to wildland fire and is a recognized speaker in both

  7. 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

  8. 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