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Wildland Fire Backpacks

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Anyother FFN members assgined to Texas winter fires?

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Are you Ready?

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The Start of Refresher Training

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Comment by Robert G.Polen on July 5, 2008 at 12:07am
Shipping out to Redding Cal.tomorrow night .Good luck to all of you who are currently on assigments in U.S.Lets get out there and do our jobs and get home safely.
Take care,
R.G. Polen
Wildland Firefigther
Del. Dept of Forestry
Comment by Smokey4x91 on June 13, 2008 at 1:41pm

we are currently suppressing this fire in hyde co.,approx. 40,000 acres so far
Comment by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd on June 10, 2008 at 3:37am
Comment by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd on June 10, 2008 at 3:37am
Excellent examples of what Southern California firefighters deal with regarding wildland urban interface fires...
Comment by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd on June 10, 2008 at 3:35am
Comment by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd on May 21, 2008 at 5:03pm
Hi everyone. I'm new to Firefighter Nation, having some extra time for now, waiting to see if I need knee surgery after blowing it out on wildland fire... A couple weeks back, I participated in my departments annual wildland refresher training where new philosophies regarding how we deal with protecting structures in the wildland interface were reviewed. From what I understand, since the burnover last year (USFS E-53) the USFS has come out and let folks know that they would no longer be providing structure protection. As a county fire department here in California, my department is committed to providing structure protection but has now fully embraced the concept of foam and go. Maybe this is old new for most folks but it sure seems like a safer alternative, protecting our firefighters as well as saving more homes. If this is a new concept for any of you, please feel free to give me a shout. We have combined research and training materials from LA County FD as well as USFS and CDF resources to come up with these new guidelines. Stay safe!
Comment by Robert G.Polen on May 16, 2008 at 10:23pm
Is anyone going to the mid- atlantic compact wildfire academy in Morgantown ,W.V. next month? If so give me a hollar before the June 7th.
 

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