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Review: Decision to Defend Fire Station Nearly Cost Lives in Dolan Fire

January 24, 2022 7:36 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/01/24/review-decision-to-defend-fire-station-nearly-cost-lives/ OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A firefighting crew’s decision to stay and defend its beloved station on California’s central coast nearly cost the lives of 14 firefighters who were overrun by flames, according to a report released Friday by an organization that promotes firefighter safety. Fourteen firefighters deployed emergency shelters on Sept. 8,…

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Meet BIL: How the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Supports Wildland Fire Management

January 24, 2022 4:01 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/blm-peavinefirenv-2021-bysarahmcneilblm.jpg?itok=Qvgw_x-H The once-in-a-generation investment in wildland fire management provided through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will significantly expand Interior’s forest and rangeland restoration, hazardous fuel management, wildfire preparedness, and post-fire recovery efforts. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Air Conditioning (2) Air Pollution (2) Alaska (2) animals…

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Mark-3 Testing: Ease of Pull-Start

January 21, 2022 6:26 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/01/21/waterax-testing-ease-of-pull-start/ By Gary Da Silva Product Manager at WATERAX. Expert in market needs and product capability. In a survey on the aspects of the MARK-3® pump that needed improvement, ease of start was the second most requested improvement after weight reduction. Many firefighters expressed trouble starting a MARK-3® with one arm, either due…

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Wildland Firefighter Training: Were The Good Old Days That Good?

January 20, 2022 4:02 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/01/20/wildland-firefighter-training-were-the-good-old-days-that-good/ Wildland firefighter training has come a long way, which is a good thing to remember when you get an attack of old-timer-itis. Three years ago, I retired from the fire service after a 44 plus year career. Since then I’ve been involved with a small Fire District, so I stay connected to…

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Texas Wildfire Forces Evacuations; Planned Burn May Be Cause

January 20, 2022 3:45 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/01/20/texas-wildfire-forces-evacuations-planned-burn-may-be-cause/ By ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press A wildfire in a Central Texas state park forced the evacuation of dozens of homes Tuesday in the city of Bastrop — the site of a deadly blaze more than a decade ago — and officials said a prescribed burn may be to blame. The fire started…

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