Wildland Urban Interface

The Roaring Lion

05/16/2017

Seth Barker looks at strategies for working with the community to preplan for wildland-urban incidents.

Can Wildland Fires Act as Fuel Treatment?

04/10/2017

Shannan Mills looks at the possibility of wildland fires acting as fuel treatment.

Longer and Longer

03/14/2017

Shannan Mills looks at the increasing length of wildfire season.

Are You Ready?

02/14/2017

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

NIOSH LODD Report: Wildland Firefighter Dies during Pack Test

01/30/2017

Autopsy listed “hyperthermia and probable dehydration due to physical exertion” as cause of death.

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.

Report: Critical Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

Report: Critical Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

12/14/2016

USFA and NVFC highlight issues related to health and safety

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.

Game of Fire

10/21/2016

A review of My Lost Brothers: The Untold Story by the Yarnell Hill Fire's Lone Survivor by Brendan McDonough.

Windward

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

Fire in the Third Dimension

08/01/2016 Todd McNeal looks at strategies for effectively applying intelligent aggression.

Traditional Fire Organizations and WUI Firefighting

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

Cognitive Resiliency

06/01/2016 Todd McNeal looks at developing cognitive resiliency at the engine company level.

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.

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.

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.

Caught In the Firestorm

02/01/2016 Jeff Zimmerman shares the story of one day out in the field photographing wildfires.

Where Should You Be?

01/01/2016 Todd McNeal looks back at wildland fires over the past year and examines the continued development wildland firefighters need to successfully combat fires this year.

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05/01/2017
Volume 12, Issue 5

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