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16
Dec
2014

ICS 201& Amp; IAP iPad

  • 12/16/2014
  • Spinner
  • 397 views
  • 1 Comment

I recently bought an iPad and have looking at InciNotes ICS 201/214 & IAP for Apple's iPad on the app store has anyone on here used this iPad application? I checked it out at Incinotes.com, but would really like to hear from users to see if it is worth purchasing. Thanks Spinner

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11
Dec
2014

New Myster Ranch Pack for Sale

  • 12/11/2014
  • Singer
  • 584 views
  • 2 Comments

Don't know if this is the place but didn't see anywhere else to put this. I have a Mystery Ranch Hot 3 pack and the fire shelter case brand new with tags on them. I received them as a gift but already have one. Value 300 asking 150.

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01
Dec
2014

Paul Gleason Wildland Fire Scholarship at Colorado State University

  • 12/01/2014
  • Karen Gleason
  • 747 views
  • 1 Comment

The current scholarship balance is $19,400, with a goal to reach $25,000 by 12/31/2014. All personal donations through the end of 2014 are being matched by a private donor at 100% in an effort to reach this goal. This scholarship supports red-carded firefighters working towards an undergraduate degree. Please consider this worthy cause during your end-of-year giving decisions. To donate, please visit…

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26
Nov
2014

Boots for wide toes? Help please

  • 11/26/2014
  • Longhaul
  • 838 views
  • 8 Comments

Desperately needing a suggestion for a wildland fire boot for a foot with a narrow heel but wide toes.  After 20 years in Buffalo & Hawthorns (Whites), I simply can't wear the high-heeled boots anymore, and they're too narrow at the toes anyway.  Tried Haix but they were all wrong.  Tried Lowa Baffin but lost 3 toenails due to the rigid…

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25
Nov
2014

Secondary fire retirement position

  • 11/25/2014
  • Shoe
  • 788 views
  • 3 Comments

Looking to get back into the fed fire world, but just hit 38 years old.  Puts me out of the app process.  However, reading the job posting it says one can qualify if they have sufficient fire experience.  How much time is experience?  Been on the shots for 3 years.  Been crewboss of a municipal T2IA for 4 years.  Got…

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21
Nov
2014

Gear for Sale

  • 11/21/2014
  • Murch
  • 607 views
  • 1 Comment

Hey everybody, Up for sale I have my old CalFire ensemble including: >17 short sleeve shirts, mix bag of logo's $5 each -9 XL Tall -7 XL Reg -1 L Reg >3 Workrite short sleeve uniform shirts (2 with patches, 1 with academy patch) $55 each -2 size 48 -1 size 50 >5 pants $45 each -2 Workrite size 40…

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14
Nov
2014

Wildlandfire.com and FireWhat help kids learn GIS

  • 11/14/2014
  • Mt Eddy
  • 1,002 views
  • 0 Comment

Hello Friends of Wildlandfire.com, The Team at FireWhat/Wildlandfire.com have embarked on a mission to help rebuild our local schools. The past 4 months, we have been working with our High School and Elementary Schools to introduce Geographic Information Systems into the schools.  This is part of our collaborative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Ahead Dunsmuir Project.  STEAM is…

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09
Nov
2014

Firefighters Fight Sexism Pt. 2

  • 11/09/2014
  • Erickson
  • 4,181 views
  • 7 Comments

http://www.hcn.org/articles/california-women-threaten-to-sue-the-forest-service-again/print_view

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04
Nov
2014

1965T120R / Chuck

  • 11/04/2014
  • Mod-Wasatch
  • 1,245 views
  • 5 Comments

UPDATE: He was released from the hospital and is on his way home to recover. Senior Member 1965T120R or to us known as Chuck was involved in a motorcycle accident earlier this afternoon. Chuck is know for all of his numerous posts to various social media sites that help push information out to the others. His known state is currently unknown but…

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22
Oct
2014

Big News from Wildlandfire.com

  • 10/22/2014
  • Mod-Wasatch
  • 3,012 views
  • 5 Comments

FireWhat, Inc., parent company of Wildlandfire.com has released the next generation of mobile fire mapping technology on October 22nd. Access real-time fire maps and fire incident information, such as a fire’s size, location and spread path, current weather and more using Wildlandfire.com’s new iOS app "Wildland Fire Map". The mobile app will be available for free starting October 22nd from the iTunes…

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09
Oct
2014

CalFire Air Tanker Crash

  • 10/09/2014
  • Sherk
  • 5,312 views
  • 0 Comment

YOSEMITE (CBS SF) — An air tanker crashed while fighting a wildfire at Yosemite, according to Cal Fire. A Cal Fire spokesman told a local paper that the plane went down near Yosemite’s Arch Rock entrance. Crews were still trying to hike out to the crash site. The tanker was being sent to battle a fire burning near Foresta. No…

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02
Oct
2014

Firefighters Fight Sexism

  • 10/02/2014
  • Nocho
  • 2,167 views
  • 3 Comments

For those wondering, this story was submitted within the past few weeks. I personally edit grammar, typos, and fix link for all TheySaid posts to make sure they are appropriate for the website and follow our rules and guidelines for content that has been submitted. In the past 3 weeks I have been working on the Boles Fire then working on…

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25
Sep
2014

GPS Tracking/Communications in Wildland Fire

  • 09/25/2014
  • A4D
  • 1,724 views
  • 2 Comments

As a former Forest Service wildland firefighter, I am curious about the efficacy of active GPS tracking and improved communication systems on incidents. I was hoping to generate some discussion to get folks' input on whether real time tracking of personnel as a safety/communication measure is beneficial and at what level. Also, what other comm issues can be improved on?…

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15
Sep
2014

New boots!

  • 09/15/2014
  • Riley
  • 3,224 views
  • 12 Comments

Hello to all of you wildland firefighters out there. I have taken particular interest into your career field and have started to do a research project involving your line of work. My question to all of you out there is if there are any improvements you would like to see be made in your firefighting boots. I have been doing…

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15
Sep
2014

FWFSA member featured on NBC Nightly News

  • 09/15/2014
  • FWFSA
  • 1,966 views
  • 1 Comment

I cannot adequately convey my pride after watching one of our long-time FWFSA members, Jeanne Pincha-Tulley being featured on NBC's Nightly News tonight. The job of advocating on behalf of our Nation's federal wildland firefighters is often very stressful, but it is wonderful, dedicated folks like Jeanne and all our members that make that stress worthwhile.  Thanks to you all.…

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