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Meet The Wildland Firefighters of Hawaii – ‘Different But the Same’

November 29, 2021 9:25 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/11/29/meet-the-wildland-firefighters-of-hawaii-different-but-the-same/ Meet the Hawaii Wildland firefighters. Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources presents this video look at the men and women who are the first responders for the state’s 3 million acres of forest land. Like most places, wild fire season is a 12-month season in Hawaii. This largely volunteer force turns…

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Pilot Killed Attempting Nighttime Air Drop Fighting Estes Park (CO) Fire

November 17, 2021 6:19 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/11/17/pilot-killed-attempting-nighttime-air-drop-fighting-estes-park-co-fire/ A pilot attempting a first-ever nighttime air drop in Colorado to fight the Kruger Rock wildfire in Estes Park has died. News 9 spoke with the pilot before take off. He was excited to attempt the nighttime drop, after five years of planning, in the hope it would make it possible to…

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Video: Residents Thank Firefighters in Lake Tahoe, California

September 17, 2021 7:20 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/09/17/video-residents-thank-firefighters-in-lake-tahoe-california/ This video from the U.S. Forest Service shows local residents thanking firefighters as they depart from the lines after a ferocious battle against the Caldor Fire in late summer 2021. The post Video: Residents Thank Firefighters in Lake Tahoe, California appeared first on The Wildland Firefighter. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire…

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Vacaville, CA Prescribed Burn

June 23, 2021 4:48 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/23/vacaville-ca-prescribed-burn/ Controlled burn and training   (Solana NewsNet, YouTube)   Solana NewsNet May 26, 2021: Crews from the Vacaville Fire Department and nearby allied agencies set fire to dry vegetation on Callen Hill near Allison Drive on Wednesday as part of a controlled burn and training event ahead of this year’s wildfire season….

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Southern California Receives Two Large Firefighting Helicopters

June 15, 2021 2:33 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/15/southern-california-receives-two-large-firefighting-helicopters/ Boeing Chinook helitankers already at work over Ventura County   Southern California fire agencies are getting two large-scale helicopters that can each carry up to 3,000 gallons of water or retardant to battle wildfires. The helicopters will operate in Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange Counties. (Associated Press)   By AMY TAXIN Associated…

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Fallen Wyoming Smokejumper Honored by Fellow Wildland Firefighters

June 14, 2021 11:25 am Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/14/fallen-wyoming-smokejumper-honored-by-fellow-wildland-firefighters/ “My son died, but not in vain and not for nothing.”   (KTVQ News, YouTube)   CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Fellow wildland firefighters, U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen and Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon paid tribute during a weekend memorial for Tim Hart, a 36-year-old smokejumper from Cody, Wyoming, who died following…

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Vallfirest Tactical Unit 1

June 11, 2021 1:19 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/11/vallfirest-tactical-unit-1/ Wildfires are changing, firefighting tools need a change too.   (Vallfirest, YouTube)   Vallfirest A multi-functional module designed to handle any type of wildland fire emergency. Read More Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Alaska (1) apparatus (1) Arizona (7) Arizona Wildfire News (1) Aviation…

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Experts: Oregon Fall 2020 Wildfire Season a Taste of Things to Come

June 4, 2021 8:35 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/04/experts-oregon-fall-2020-wildfire-season-a-taste-of-things-to-come/ Oregon is now starting fire season amid some of the worst conditions in memory   In this aerial photo provided by Matt Brandt Photography, are homes burned by wildfire near Pony Trail Lane in Otis, Ore., on Sept. 21, 2020. Oregon’s unprecedented wildfire season last fall burned 4,000 homes and more than…

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The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 4

June 4, 2021 8:12 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/04/the-wildfire-diaries-episode-4/ Meet Louis Evert, co-founder of the German organization Forest Fire Watch     Vallfirest   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest)   Learn more about the Wildfire Diaries Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Alaska (1) Arizona (2) Arizona…

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Wildfire in Columbia River Gorge Prompts Evacuations

June 4, 2021 5:22 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/04/wildfire-in-columbia-river-gorge-prompts-evacuations/ Milepost 85 Fire burned towards the Google Data Center     THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge near The Dalles, Oregon, prompted Level 3 evacuations Wednesday afternoon and closed local highways. KOIN reports Level 3 “GO” evacuations were issued around 2 p.m. for Pine Wood Mobile…

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