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29
Jan
2015

Old USFS and CDF engines?

  • 01/29/2015
  • Fire truck geek
  • 24 views
  • 0 Comment

I 've been collecting information on USFS and CDF engines for quite some time now.  I've got some questions on the equipment of the late 40s - early 1960s.   I've seen a few photos of the old USFS Green Hornets / Marmon Herringtons which appear to use a Wisconsin V-4 to turn their pumps. Anyone know what pump these used…

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27
Jan
2015

Retention

  • 01/27/2015
  • Fruition
  • 440 views
  • 5 Comments

I'm wondering if R5 forests are still having retention problems up and down the state. I've noticed down in Southern California we are losing a lot of quality apprentices and senior firefighters to Cal Fire and other local fire departments. It seems to me that training firefighters through the apprentice academy only to lose them to other agencies is not…

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20
Jan
2015

Retired SNF 32 Captain Scott Newquist

  • 01/20/2015
  • Family
  • 550 views
  • 2 Comments

On Thursday January 15th, Scott Newquist of Big Creek passed away in a house fire. Our family thanks everyone for their support and our prayers go out to all who knew and loved him. A memorial is planned for Saturday, February 7th at 11:00 am in the shaver lake community center.

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15
Jan
2015

Is WLF Theysaid Dead?

  • 01/15/2015
  • DisgruntledFed
  • 1,722 views
  • 28 Comments

What happened to they said? I remember a time when real firefighters posted real problems and solutions. Will it ever come back?... RIP

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01
Jan
2015

Retirement

  • 01/01/2015
  • Captain31
  • 1,814 views
  • 1 Comment

Mark Helm Captain 31 on the Sierra National Forest is retiring please see the attached flier for location and time.

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16
Dec
2014

ICS 201& Amp; IAP iPad

  • 12/16/2014
  • Spinner
  • 2,106 views
  • 14 Comments

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
  • 1,359 views
  • 4 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
  • 1,326 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
  • 1,601 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
  • 1,506 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
  • 1,207 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
  • 1,587 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
  • 4,899 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
  • 1,818 views
  • 6 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
  • 4,123 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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