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  1. Wildland Firefighting: Wildland Firefighter Missing at Montana Fire

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    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    A wildland firefighter has gone missing while operating at a wildfire in Montana, according to a report. The Missoulian (http://bit

  2. 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

  1. 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

  2. New Disney Movie Incorporates Wildland Firefighting

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    Thu, 10 Jul 2014

    A new Disney feature film being released later this month uses wildland firefighting as its backdrop. Set to be released July 18, "Planes: Fire & Rescue" features a dynamic crew of elite firefighting

  3. Fire Service Industry News: NVFC Calls for Resumption of Equipment Transfers to Fight Wildland Fire

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    Mon, 14 Jul 2014

    equipment to state foresters and local fire departments to fight wildland fire. The Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter ..... service to be this nation’s first line of defense against wildland fire, providing 80 percent of the initial attack,” said

  4. Wildland Fire News: San Jose Firefighters Stretched Thin Fighting Fires

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    Tue, 1 Jul 2014

    Firefighters were battling a wildland fire Monday evening that burned dozens of acres and sent a plume of smoke in South San Jose that could be seen for miles, according

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Wildland Fire Forecasting Technology Not Available Becuase of Lack of Funds

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    Wed, 11 Jun 2014

    wildfire modeling technology that could help predict the growth of wildland fires , but the government hasn't been able to come up with ..... five years to develop the forecasting system. This year's wildland season is expected to be particularly dire even compared to

  8. 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