Wildland Firefighter Foundation
Wildland Firefighter Foundation

27
Aug
2015

Marijuana Exposure

  • 08/27/2015
  • Abercrombie
  • 4,560 views
  • 8 Comments

I had overhead from a good friend working at the Route / Mad River Complex that staff that are leaving the incident are being demob'd with letters that are explaining that they have been exposed to marijuana to clear any personal from any failed drug tests. Is this true, and does anyone have a picture or a scan of the…

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16
Jul
2015

Wildfire Smoke & Heart Disease, Study Finds a Link

  • 07/16/2015
  • Abercrombie
  • 2,252 views
  • 2 Comments

Tiny particles in smoke from wildfires may increase the danger of acute heart problems, including cardiac arrest and ischemic heart disease, especially among vulnerable people, according to a new study published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Click to read the rest of the story

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30
Jun
2015

19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire

  • 06/30/2015
  • Abercrombie
  • 4,018 views
  • 1 Comment

Source: Youtube, Outside Magazine.

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30
Jun
2015

Yarnell Hill Fire lawsuits settle for $670,000.

  • 06/30/2015
  • Abercrombie
  • 1,861 views
  • 0 Comment

Two years later, families receive closure after the 19 firefighters passed. Click to view story.

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17
Jun
2015

Drones and Fire Line Safety

  • 06/17/2015
  • Abercrombie
  • 2,305 views
  • 2 Comments

Recently I assembled a UAV that had a 15 minute flight time, first person view capability, and telemetry data. All for less than $300. I have been flying it around my local park when the high school isn't using the field for football or baseball. My thoughts about it were what great advantages having a view from the sky could be!…

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