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29
Jul
2015

FS Drug Test

  • 07/29/2015
  • Ironfist
  • 57 views
  • 0 Comment

Has anybody been tested or heard of anybody being drug tested for the New Forest Service drug testing policy, not the DOT test? Nothing around here.

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27
Jul
2015

God Bless Dale Mendes and Jason Price Jr

  • 07/27/2015
  • John
  • 335 views
  • 0 Comment

God bless Salyer Crew-3 Superintendent Dale Mendes and AD Firefighter Jason Price Jr.  Both Dale and Jason died in an off duty traffic accident along the Trinity River. May the family, friends and co-workers find some semblance of peace in this very tough time.  We are with you Crew-3.  You will not stand alone.        

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27
Jul
2015

Bison Interagency Hotshots

  • 07/27/2015
  • Ed
  • 112 views
  • 1 Comment

I'm looking for information on the Bison Interagency Hotshots that were station in Yellowstone National Park from 1981 until they were disband in 1985. Particullary any logo that they used or T-shirt that they had. E-mail, Holdenfire@aol.com.

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27
Jul
2015

Cosmas Boots

  • 07/27/2015
  • F1r3i$Ho+
  • 142 views
  • 1 Comment

I'm looking at boots and was wondering if anyone has tries Cosmas for Wildland, and if so what are your thoughts? Thanks

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16
Jul
2015

Wildfire Smoke & Heart Disease, Study Finds a Link

  • 07/16/2015
  • Abercrombie
  • 868 views
  • 1 Comment

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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10
Jul
2015

Tragedy on the Trinity

  • 07/10/2015
  • Staun
  • 1,733 views
  • 1 Comment

Two firefighters passed when their car went into the Trinity River. RIP Gentleman Story: http://www.times-standard.com/general-news/20150709/second-update-firefighters-killed-in-trinity-river-crash

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02
Jul
2015

Travel Reimbursement

  • 07/02/2015
  • FL ATGS
  • 1,047 views
  • 4 Comments

Anybody else having trouble getting reimbursed for fire travel expenses? My travel was submitted to USFS over a month ago and all I can find out is they are having "trouble" with their new travel system. No reimbursement - just "Sorry - no idea when it will be fixed."

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30
Jun
2015

19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire

  • 06/30/2015
  • Abercrombie
  • 2,364 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
  • 1,001 views
  • 0 Comment

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

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29
Jun
2015

Associate Professor, Former Firefighter

  • 06/29/2015
  • Charlie Palmer
  • 279 views
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I am trying to obtain a high resolution photograph of the Thirtymile Memorial site for a project I am working on. You would receive acknowledgement in the credits.  Can anyone help me out? Thanks! My email address is Charles.palmer@umontana.edu

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23
Jun
2015

Tanker 11 – Memorial Fundraiser

  • 06/23/2015
  • Kris
  • 841 views
  • 0 Comment

On June 03, 2012, tragedy struck the fire and aviation community. The Missoula-based Tanker 11 piloted by Captain Todd Neal Tompkins, 48, of Boise, Idaho and Co-Pilot Ronnie Edwin Chambless, 40, of Boise, Idaho had been working on the east flank of the White Rock Fire on the Utah-Nevada border west of Cedar City, Utah. Tanker 11 was on approach…

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23
Jun
2015

Bottled Water Recall June 2015

  • 06/23/2015
  • Mod-Green
  • 562 views
  • 1 Comment

Came across a link which took me to this while I was checking on what else is going on in the world. Niagara brand and some other associated brands of bottled water produced in a one week period earlier this month are possibly contaminated with e-coli. Here is the link: http://www.niagarawater.com/consumer-notice/ Hopefully the Supply Chain will filter this out of…

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21
Jun
2015

Tool Clamp

  • 06/21/2015
  • Peabody
  • 990 views
  • 6 Comments

Not that long ago, most every station (CDF) had a device usually mounted to the floor of the ap bay, that would hold all the hand tools for sharpening. All the ones I remember were "home made", from a piece of 6" x 1 1/2" channel iron about 18" long. It had various notches cut into the channel and screw…

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19
Jun
2015

Why are IHCs sitting?

  • 06/19/2015
  • Laces
  • 2,283 views
  • 10 Comments

Just wondering why the five IHCs on the ANF are "unavailable training" per OSCC?

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17
Jun
2015

Drones and Fire Line Safety

  • 06/17/2015
  • Abercrombie
  • 809 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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