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  1. Wildland Firefighting 101, Part 2

    Online Articles

    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

  2. Center Lights Way for Air Force Wildland Fire Management

    Online Articles

    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

  1. Wildland Firefighting 101

    Online Articles

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

    Online Articles

    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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Register for Free Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training

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    Sat, 9 Aug 2014

    Register today to participate in the Wildland Fire Assessment Program FREE training ..... https://wfap.wufoo.com/forms/ wildland -fire-assessment-program-nvfc ..... September 5, 2014. About the Class The Wildland Fire Assessment Program (WFAP) is a

  6. Wildland Firefighting: NFFF Video Presents Lessons from South Canyon Fire That Killed 14 Firefighters

    Online Articles

    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

  7. NVFC to Offer Free Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training Course

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    Tue, 5 Aug 2014

    Register today to participate in the Wildland Fire Assessment Program FREE training ..... https://wfap.wufoo.com/forms/ wildland -fire-assessment-program-nvfc ..... September 5, 2014. About the Class The Wildland Fire Assessment Program (WFAP) is

  8. Wildland Firefighting: Israel Creates Wildfire Forecasting Technology

    Online Articles

    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