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When Extreme is the New Normal

October 28, 2022 11:00 am Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/10/28/when-extreme-is-the-new-normal/ The Sherpa Fire burns late Thursday evening and early Friday morning June 16 and 17, 2016 off El Capitan Canyon Rd near El Capitan and Goleta, CA in Santa Barbara County. The fire was over 1,200 acres and 0% contained. Wildland firefighting is one of the most dangerous and demanding professions in…

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Global Warming and Extreme Forest Fires

October 28, 2022 10:56 am Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/10/28/global-warming-and-extreme-forest/ Wildfires are the biggest emerging threat to our communities and ecosystems in North America and around the world. Wildfire seasons are burning longer and hotter, affecting more and more people while interface fires are becoming common and more homes are located in remote areas. It’s a new reality and the situation is…

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Job Opening – WATERAX Product Specialist – USA

October 28, 2022 10:51 am Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/10/28/job-opening-waterax-product-specialist-usa/ With your experience in wildland firefighting, join WATERAX and help us deliver the new MARK-3® Watson Edition across the USA. We’ll need your specific expertise to guide our channel partners (dealers) in basic pump operations, offer manufacturer’s recommendations, troubleshooting techniques and product training. This position is responsible for working with our channel…

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The Long and Accomplished History of the MARK-3® Pump

October 28, 2022 10:47 am Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/10/28/the-long-and-accomplished-history-of-the-mark-3-pump/ The origins of the MARK-3® pump can be traced back to the earliest days of the company, called WAJAX at the time, with the creation of the DDVC water pump in 1929. As technology and techniques developed in the following decades, so did our industry-leading water pumps, culminating in the creation of…

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Vision, Reliability and R&D: An Interview with Raffaele Gerbasi

October 28, 2022 10:43 am Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/10/28/vision-reliability-and-rd-an-interview-with-raffaele-gerbasi/ The MARK-3® is an iconic pump that’s been trusted by firefighters for decades. What makes the pump so popular? The MARK-3® pump has been around since the early 1960s. Around the world the standards were written for that pump! Firefighters learn how to fight fires with the MARK-3® and they spend their…

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Discipline, Training & Privilege: An Interview with Mario Janson

October 28, 2022 10:39 am Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/10/28/discipline-training-privilege-an-interview-with-mario-janson/ You worked for 10 years for the Royal Canadian Navy. Can you tell us about your position and your experience? As a Marine Engineering Technician on a River-class destroyer, I was responsible for the safe operation of the boiler room to produce superheated high-pressure steam to supply the propulsion system, power generation,…

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2021 CO Marshall Fire Losses Topped $2 Billion

October 27, 2022 7:02 pm Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/10/27/official-2021-co-marshall-fire-losses-topped-2-billion/ DENVER (AP) — A wildfire that destroyed nearly 1,100 homes and businesses in suburban Denver last winter caused more than $2 billion in losses, making it by far the costliest in Colorado history, the state insurance commissioner said. Commissioner Michael Conway provided the updated estimate last week during a meeting with residents who lost…

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Evacuations Ordered as Close to 100 Firefighters Take on TN Wildfire

October 25, 2022 4:02 pm Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/10/25/evacuations-ordered-as-close-to-100-firefighters-take-on-tn-wildfire/ According to a report from WKRN, fire crews in Warren County, Tennessee, consisting of nearly 100 firefighters have been on scene fighting an intense wildfire beginning Monday evening and going early Tuesday morning. The fire occurred just outside of the town of McMinnville in the area of Isha Lane off Highway 8….

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Furthering Research in Wildland Fire Science: Now Seeking Funding Proposals

October 24, 2022 9:13 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/blog-post/thumbnail-images/jfsp-firefighter-safety-c.jpg?itok=aAI249fX The Joint Fire Science Program funds important research to help land managers, practitioners, and policymakers proactively address wildfires. The Joint Fire Science Program is soliciting proposals for funding to advance wildfire research and support land management agencies. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Agriculture and…

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Enviva to Participate in Fireside Chat with Raymond James This Week

October 24, 2022 4:05 pm Source: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221024005808/en/Enviva-to-Participate-in-Fireside-Chat-with-Raymond-James-This-Week/?feedref=JjAwJuNHiystnCoBq_hl-X2BgZ-vGn4dO0OtHrHlsBouWxj09bKgFPs8Ri9iZvJhWJT50v2g3Ei-19qH0fyPszGrim8IhAkVNXbaI1AGppOzkqEXpa07kut2m9xviGvGbQQtmzdfgYBqoK3SS-VE4Q== BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enviva Inc. (NYSE: EVA), the world’s leading producer of sustainably sourced wood biomass, announced today that President Thomas Meth will participate in a fireside chat hosted by Raymond James analyst Pavel Molchanov. They will be joined by Dr. Puneet Dwivedi, Associate Professor of Sustainability Sciences at the University of Georgia,…

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