Rural Firefighting Ops

Are You Ready?

02/14/2017

Brad Davidson looks at the changing wildfire season and preparing for mutual-aid calls.

Help or Hinder?

01/10/2017

Shannan Mills looks at the problem with drones and wildland fires.

Looking Back at the 2016 Wildland Season

12/29/2016

Todd McNeal looks at after action reviews at the seasonal level.

Fighting Fire with Fire

11/30/2016

Todd McNeal looks at ignition operations at the engine company level.

Fire Front Following

10/28/2016

Todd McNeal looks at a prudent tactical action in extreme wildland fire conditions.

Fighting Fire on the Roof

09/01/2016

Greg Jakubowski looks at commercial building metal deck roof fires.

Windward

09/01/2016 Jennifer DeShon shares a personal experience with a WUI fire and examines strategies to improve WUI fire response.

September 1916 Fires

09/01/2016 Paul Hashagen looks at fires that occurred 100 years ago, in September 1916.

Traditional Fire Organizations and WUI Firefighting

07/01/2016 Understand the basics needed for determining your department's WUI capabilities.

First Due Response to Auto Accidents

05/01/2016 Greg Jakubowski looks at companies that are first due on extrications—what to do and how to get started.

May 1916 Fires

05/01/2016 Paul Hashagen looks at fires that occurred 100 years ago, in May 1916.

High Rise, Big Water, Part 1

05/01/2016 Paul Shapiro looks at high-flow tandem pump operations for high-rise fire protection systems.

Improved Situational Preparedness

05/01/2016 First-arriving resources have far less time to accurately size up the expanding incident, implement strategic objectives, and direct tactical actions that result in a positive outcome.

April 1916 Fires

04/01/2016 Paul Hashagen looks at fires that occurred 100 years ago, in April 1916.

Working with Aircraft

04/01/2016 As wildland fire conditions continue to increase in intensity each year throughout the West, wildland firefighters have to react with improved tactics and a rapid response with both ground and air assets.

A Small Line with a Big Punch

04/01/2016 Paul Shapiro looks at the large flow handline flow concept with a different twist to it - using 1¾-inch high-performance attack hose for the high flow handline for the purpose of making this big hit line easier to deploy.

Engine Operations in Multiple Dwellings

04/01/2016 Mike Kirby and Tom Lakamp offer tactics for conducting engine company operations in multiple dwellings on fire.

March 1916 Fires

03/01/2016 Paul Hashagen looks at fires that occurred 100 years ago, in March 1916.

Think Ahead or Fall Behind

03/01/2016 A look at how a preplanning thought process can help steer your agency’s needs to better assess your community when faced with an imminent wildland fire threat.

Cross Country Support

03/01/2016 The United States will provide support to Ukraine for implementation of reform in field of firefighting.

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Volume 12, Issue 2

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