Tag Archives: U.S. Forest Service

Mad River Hotshots 2018

A look back at this year’s fire season     Mad River IHC – Mad River Hotshots 2018

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October 2018 National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook

Outlooks for the current month, the month following and more     Forest Service – National Interagency Fire Center – This product provides outlooks for the current month, the month following and a seasonal look at the two months beyond ...

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Senate Bill Aims to Thin Forests, Stem Wildfires

$1B fund to be created for wildfire reduction projects     By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After a summer wildfire season that blanketed much of the West in smoke, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced a bill ...

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Missoula Smokejumper Training

Smokejumpers are a national resource   Forest Service – National Interagency Fire Center Missoula Smokejumpers, Missoula, Montana

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California Bulldozer Operator Killed in Crash

Private contractor was assigned to the North Fire     BLUE CANYON, California – A bulldozer operator was killed on Tuesday in a car crash while assigned to the North Fire in the Tahoe National Forest, according to KTLA 5. ...

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Lessons Learned: Horse Park Fire Entrapment

Narrow escape from Horse Park Fire in Colorado     Two crew members were scouting a road for a potential burnout operation when their truck became stuck. They were unable to free the truck before the fire began to overtake ...

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Glacier Park Rebuild Won’t Permanently Harm Wildlife

Fire in 2017 destroyed dormitory     By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Rebuilding a Glacier National Park backcountry dormitory that burned in a fire last year may temporarily scatter the mountain goats, grizzly bears and other ...

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Fireline Lookouts

An overview of LCES     Wildland Fire LLC – This video on fireline lookouts was produced by the USDA Forest Service, National Technology & Development Program (NTDP) and was released in March 2018.

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Forest Service Gains More Funds to Fight Catastrophic Wildfires

$3.2 billion for this year     By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — There’s a sense of relief at the U.S. Forest Service because of the billions of additional dollars made available by lawmakers over the next ...

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May 2018 National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook

Wildland fire potential and assessments     Forest Service – National Interagency Fire Center – May 2018 National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook This product provides outlooks for the current month, the month following and a seasonal look at the ...

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