During 2000-2013, a total of 78 firefighters were fatally injured while performing wildland fire
duties involving aircraft during 41 separate events.
Interviewees stated that agency administrators with little or no experience with wildland fire
tend to be more risk averse and want to use more resources than perhaps necessary to avoid possible bad outcomes.
More work is required to prevent wildland fires
, according to the Country Land and Business Association in the North-East.
is a very serious hazard that, every year, causes significant damage around the world from the ecological, social, economical and human point of view.
13) This new program doubled the funding for wildland fire
programs and broadened them to more fully address the needs for hazard mitigation and restoration of burned areas, in addition to the traditionally dominant fire-suppression activity.
For purposes of the new wildfire incentive program, any state with a significant wildfire problem would be a recipient of statewide planning funds for preparing wildland fire
management plans covering at-risk areas outside federally-recognized community management regions in the state.
How has the nature of the accountability system in federal agencies that are responsible for implementation of the Federal Wildland Fire
Management Policy affected implementation of the policy;
Neither the birth of ICS among Southern California's wildland fire
agencies nor its slow adoption by law enforcement is surprising.
It's an art form, not a science," says Jason Greenlee, executive director of the International Association of Wildland Fire
in Spokane, Washington.
The latest draft of California's new wildland fire
regulations, expected to become
On Saturday, March 3, 2018, a wildland fire
was spotted in the Johnsons Ranch area of Big Bend National Park.
All of these efforts and improvements are wiped out when a wildland fire
erupts in our region on federal land and inundates our communities with smoke from a wildfire.