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Colorado Springs (CO) Fights Multiple Grass Fires, Including One at Airport

May 13, 2022 6:57 pm Source: The post Colorado Springs (CO) Fights Multiple Grass Fires, Including One at Airport appeared first on The Wildland Firefighter. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Agriculture and Farming (1) Air Conditioning (2) Air Pollution (2) Alaska (2) Albuquerque (NM) (1) animals (1) Antelope Island (Utah)…

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Wildland Firefighting School Gives Students Real-World Deel for Demands of Battling Wildfires

April 1, 2022 10:40 am Source: O’Dell Isaac The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) Mar. 25—Instructors at the Colorado Wildland Fire and Incident Management Academy took advantage of mild Friday temperatures with an outdoor field day at the campus of University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The outing came after four days of classroom instruction in Basic Firefighting Training and Introduction to…

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Concerns Raised About a Marshall-Style Wildfire on Former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Site

February 14, 2022 1:40 pm Source: John Aguilar The Denver Post (TNS) Feb. 8—December’s Marshall fire spared the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, an expanse of grasslands between Superior and Arvada that, had winds shifted, could have provided 6,200 acres of additional drought-stricken fuel to the destructive blaze. What if a fire like the one that burned down more than 1,000…

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Biden Tours Colorado Wildfire Scene, Calls it “Blinking Code Red” for US

January 8, 2022 12:07 pm Source: President Joe Biden described the Marshall wildfire in Colorado as a “blinking code red for our nation,” after touring the damage caused by the fire. Close to 1,000 structures and more than 6,000 acres were destroyed by the fire in Louisville, Superior and surrounding areas.   The post Biden Tours Colorado Wildfire…

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Colorado Fire Evacuation Aided by Daylight, Road Access

January 5, 2022 6:36 pm Source: By THOMAS PEIPERT and MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A late-season wildfire pushed by hurricane-force winds tore through two densely populated Denver suburbs and seemed destined to leave a trail of deaths. Yet, only two people are unaccounted for out of some 35,000 forced from their homes. It’s a remarkably…

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Thousands Flee as CO Wildfires Burn Hundreds of Homes

December 31, 2021 2:04 pm Source: By PATTY NIEBERG, BRADY McCOMBS and COLLEEN SLEVIN Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Mike Guanella and his family were relaxing at their Colorado home and looking forward to celebrating a belated family Christmas later Thursday when reports of a nearby grass fire quickly turned into a concerning pre-evacuation notice and…

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Wildland Training in Coronado, California

June 3, 2021 10:56 am Source: Training on the progressive lay and more   (Coronado Fire Department, YouTube)   Coronado Fire Department In preparation for fire season, the Corona Fire Department conducts annual RT-130 training to sharpen the skills required for wildland firefighting operations. Topics include progressive hoselay operations, fire shelter deployment, tactics and strategy, as well as…

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