Wildland Firefighting

Pacific Palisades Fire Videos

Wildfire action in Los Angeles     Firefighters battle a brush fire that is close to homes in the Pacific Palisades section of Los Angeles.

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Photos: California Saddleridge Fire

The Saddleridge fire started on the 10th at 9:03 P.M.     It is located near Yarnell Road exit off Interstate 210. As of 8:30 am, the fire is 4,700 acres with 0% containment. Angeles National Forest is in unified ...

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Wildland Firefighter Health Effects Study

An overview of a field test in Idaho     Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center – This video provides a brief overview of a new approach to examine the potential health effects that wildland firefighters may experience working on wildland ...

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Slow and Steady

A conversation between Travis Dotson and Andrew Addy     Andrew Addey is currently a Forest Training Officer, a position he landed after ten years on the Sawtooth Interagency Hotshot Crew. Travis and Andrew chatted about a ton of important ...

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Firefighter’s Widow Sues Over Mendocino Complex Fire Death

Battalion Chief Draper was killed in a fire retardant drop     SACRAMENTO (AP) — The widow of a Utah firefighter who was killed when a supertanker dropped nearly 20,000 gallons of fire retardant near his position fighting the Mendocino ...

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Burnover at California Wildfire

Two firefighters hurt and an engine destroyed     EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — Cal Fire has opened an investigation into how a local fire department’s fire engine was burnt over, leaving two firefighters hurt during the Country Fire in ...

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Colorado Conducts Nighttime Wildfire Aviation Training

State is first in country to implement helicopter night flying suppression program     DENVER – Colorado becomes the first state in the county to begin nighttime helicopter suppression operations with training this month. The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention ...

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Howe Ridge Fire Initial Response

The fire grew from 20 acres to an estimated 2,500 acres overnight     National Park Service, Intermountain Regional Office Lakewood, CO – Today, the National Park Service (NPS) released a video documenting the first 36 hours of the Howe ...

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Ceremony Marks 70th Anniversary of Deadly Mann Gulch Fire

13 firefighters were killed on August 5, 1949 in a Montana wildfire     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Officials are marking the 70th anniversary of a tragic blaze north of Helena that killed 13 firefighters and prompted the U.S. Forest ...

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