September 2012 | Tools and Tactics
SPAIN: Facing increasing fuels with quick water deployment By Juan Caamano
As wildland fuel builds up in Europe, firefighters have adopted quick water deployment tactics to increase Initial Attack speed and success.
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July 2012 | Fire and Weather
Advice on Lightning Safety and Firefighting By Guest Writer
Exposure to lightning during firefighting is very common, and there really is no place in the outdoors that is safe when a…
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March 2012 |
AVIATION: Air Tankers -- Where Do We Go From Here? By Walt Darran
On February 10, 2012 the United States Forest Service released their Large Air Tanker Modernization Strategy. On the same day five U.S.…
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February 2012 |
GALLERY: Wallow Fire, Arizona, USA, 2011 By Kari Greer
"The Wallow Fire was divided into at least three zones and was managed by several Type I incident management teams over it's…
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January 2012 | Aviation
Big plane, little plane, or no plane at all? The battle of aerial firefighting resources By Bill Arsenault
While there has been a lot of discussion and a brief shutdown of certain large air tanker equipment during this past year’s…
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