Archive for March2010

Thermo-Gel and Absolute Fire Solutions Team Up On Initial Attack

ABSOLUTE FIRE SOLUTIONS INTRODUCES NEW ‘FAST GEL’ INITIAL ATTACK BUCKET FOR HELICOPTER OPERATORS AND FIRE AGENCIES

Harrier "Jump Jet" Replacement

Not having anything to do with wildland firefighting but noteworthy by the coolness if it.

NIFC Predictive Services Wildland Fire Outlook March – June

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The National Interagency Fire Center’s Predictive Services office details the potential effect of El Nino this Spring for all regions of the U.S.

Wildfire Safety Bunkers Approved in Australia

A couple of thoughts. If you can afford it why not have one installed. If you live in tornado country it could play a duel role. The larger version holds up to 8 people so multiple neighbors could share costs and use.

Troutman Fire and Rescue Guided to Crash Scene by Onstar

Troutman Fire and Rescue Department in Troutman North Carolina responded to a traffic accident reported by Onstar. No one else had reported the accident and the vehicle was off the road and out of sight.