Tag Archives: FireRescue Magazine

Wildfires Threaten Homes across Western States

Fire crews battle several fires amid dry, hot weather   LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire that for days has threatened hundreds of homes and popular seaside campgrounds near Santa Barbara was half-surrounded and held in check, though firefighters were ...

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Video: Firefighters Deployed to Fort McMurray Undergo Testing of Smoke Exposure

University of Alberta begins testing firefighters at wildfire for smoke exposure   Related in FireRescue Magazine: Breathe Deep (Davies) A look at the importance of lung and heart health for firefighters and presents strategies for keeping them healthy Options for ...

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Improved Situational Preparedness

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.   TODD MCNEAL | From the May 2016 Issue of FireRescue Magazine Over the ...

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Working with Aircraft

The application and tactical benefits of rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft   TODD MCNEAL | From the April 2016 Issue of FireRescue Magazine As the wildland fire conditions continue to increase in intensity each year throughout the West, wildland firefighters have ...

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Caught In the Firestorm

Jeff Zimmerman shares the story of one day out in the field photographing wildfires JEFF ZIMMERMAN | From the February 2016 Issue of FireRescue Magazine On Friday, July 17, 2015, I was on call as an emergency photographer in Los ...

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Where Should You Be?

Reflections on the 2015 western fire season Todd McNeal | From the January 2016 Issue of FireRescue Magazine The 2015 fire season in now officially over. It was a deadly year with both civilian and firefighter deaths. A staggering amount ...

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