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fo·go sel·va·gem

(fō'gō sel'vă-jem),
A form of pemphigus foliaceus, occurring in southern Brazil, in which the lesions are bullous, appear localized to the face and upper trunk, become widespread, variegated, erythrodermic, and exfoliative, and are immunologically indistinguishable from pemphigus foliaceus or vulgaris.
[Pg. wild fire]
Dermatology See Fogo selvagem
Public safety An uncontrolled fire—e.g., forest fire, scrub fire—that occurs in sparsely or unpopulated regions
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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.
Wildland fire 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.