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    Re: C-23B is no improvement over the C-23A

    Here's a pdf attachment sent in by wblower:

    "This is the hard copy of a USFS Power Point on comparison of the two airplanes.

    I apologize that some of the pages are inverted. I can roll them...
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    Re: AZ-A1S-Yarnell Hill ??

    FYI:

    http://hotlist.wildlandfire.com/threads/43782-Newly-Acquired-Yarnell-Hill-Video-from-AZ-State-Forestry
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    Re: 2014 Fire Season So Far

    I understand your point about local experience. I'm curious about how the newspaper pie chart might be mislabeled.

    Is the incorrectly-labeled pie chart in the paper version of the article of the...
  4. An airtanker pilot's tale of survival, from 1971... Grumman TBM

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2194&dat=19710604&id=qccyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ruwFAAAAIBAJ&pg=1156,1333027

    A Grumman Avenger is a TBM.
    http://www.warbirdalley.com/tbf.htm
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    Drone Defibrilator?

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2811851/The-ambulance-drone-save-life-Flying-defibrillator-reach-speeds-60mph.html

    Consumer Union has an article about the use of these in remote...
  6. Re: Flirting with fire in all the wrong places

    There's a google site that has old newspapers that have been scanned in. Here's the overall site of all historical papers. I appreciate that a number of the old newspapers have made them available...
  7. Flirting with fire in all the wrong places

    I thought this was insightful in 2001... I just found it again when researching for Always Remember snag and heart attack LODDs.


    Flirting with fire in all the wrong places by Joe Colwell, 2001...
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    Sticky: Re: CA - Fire Weather 2014

    Making the rounds...


    On Friday, October 24, 2014 8:29 AM, Doug Williams <dwilliams @ nospam cscfire.org> wrote:


    FYI – For distribution.


    Thank you,
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    CA-Arcata Fire Department

    WOOHOO! We saved the noon fire whistle!!!

    http://madriverunion.com/greenway-saves-the-fire-dept-siren-to-blare-at-noon-downtown-to-eternity-so-settle-down/



    Good job!
  10. FL-BCP-Big Cypress National Preserve- Swamp Buggy FLA

    A Facilitated Learning Analysis I found interesting... happened 8/21/14

    Equipment varies across the US, but some of the watchouts seem pertinent.

    Mind the "gap"...
    ...
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    Re: CA-RNP Shelter Deployment

    http://www.wildfirelessons.net/communities/resources/viewincident/?DocumentKey=a9af475e-be26-44d8-bb5d-7b70aea85138

    24- and 72-hour (expanded) reports now available at the Lessons Learned Center....
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    Re: No air tankers?

    National Transportation Safety Board: Preliminary Statement (text below)

    This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected...
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    Sticky: Re: CA - Fire Weather 2014

    Amount of norcal rain probably depended on where you look.

    I imagine the Bald Hills Road area that experienced the spot fires in the dry grass/oaks was quite a bit wetter this morning.

    It...
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    Re: CA-SKU-Boles

    Man charged with starting Boles fire in Weed

    10/11/2014 | Online article

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    Ronald Beau Marshall, 24, of Weed was taken into custody on felony counts of arson to inhabited structures,...
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    Re: CA-TNF-Whiskey???

    location: 39.209981, -120.615485
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    Re: Like vs Not Like

    No other options...
  17. Re: Geoffrey “Craig” Hunt, pilot of Tanker 81 -- Condolences

    News Release from CAL FIRE

    CAL FIRE S-2 Pilot Identified (pdf) text below

    By: Daniel Berlant, CAL FIRE


    Pilot Killed in Fatal Airtanker Crash Identified

    Sacramento -...
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    Re: CA-YNP-Dog Rock

    Whenever there is a fatality incident within an on-going fire, the fatality incident becomes an "incident within an incident" often requiring its own management team with different mission/vision...
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    Re: CA-YNP-Dog Rock ???

    FAA Accident and Incident Notification(s): Notice(s) Created 08-OCT-14 (preliminary notification)

    WHILE PERFORMING FIRE FIGHTING DUTIES, FOREST SERVICE AIRCRAFT, TNKR 81, IMPACTED RUGGED TERRAIN...
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    Re: No air tankers?

    Tweet from CAL FIRE Daniel Berlant:

    This morning @CAL_FIRE airtankers remain on a safety stand down. Over a dozen contract large airtankers available in CA.
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