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  1. 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

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

  1. 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

  2. NVFC Asks Congress to Provide Funding for Wildland Fire Suppression

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    Mon, 6 May 2013

    adequately fund federal programs dealing with wildland fire suppression in FY 2014. On April ..... help prepare local agencies to fight wildland fire. Volunteer fire departments account ..... approximately 80 percent of the initial attack on wildland fires in the United States, but according

  3. Lucian Deaton Joins NFPA's Wildland Fire Operations Division

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    Wed, 11 Dec 2013

    Deaton senior project manager of its Wildland Fire Operations Division. Based in NFPA ..... will manage the Division's national wildland fire community outreach programs including ..... our outreach efforts," said NFPA's Wildland Fire Operations Division Manager Dave

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

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    Mon, 6 May 2013

    firefighters to shift their approach to wildland firefighting in the area. Driven by ..... structures and confined the wildfire to rugged wildland areas. Read additional details about ..... 10dTYZj . For more on firefighting in the wildland -urban interface, consider NIST Study

  5. Wildland Firefighting: AK Volunteer Firefighters Extinguish Wildland Fire

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    Thu, 27 Jun 2013

    Volunteer firefighters extinguished a wildland fire that lasted for three days on Hesketh ..... bit.ly/122VFtj . Although every wildland fire presents a real danger, each fire ..... improve their responses. To read about new wildland fire policies and to see how past lessons

  6. Preplanning Your Community in the Urban Wildland Interface


    Thu, 23 Jan 2014

    The focus is on finding target hazards, identifying problems, and formulating a firefighting strategy in the urban wildland interface. Community education, developing a strategy for structure protection teams based on the community or subdivision

  7. Wildland Firefighting: CA Inmate Firefighter Program at Risk

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    Wed, 22 May 2013

    level offenders eligible to work as wildland firefighters in the state's inmate ..... offenders who could assist firefighters with wildland operations. Captain Jorge Santana ..... on wildfire operations, consider THE WILDLAND INTERFACE: IMPACT ON LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS

  8. Tragic Year for Wildland Firefighters Ends in Reflection

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    Sat, 28 Dec 2013

    Thirty-four wildland firefighters died in the line of duty this year. Some of those fatalities were isolated incidents, but one event captured the