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    Re: CA-HTF-Washington?

    Leviathan is strictly a solar site, no ac power lines near it. I've used that site before for repeaters and links. The FS building on the south end of the hill does not 'see' the fairgrounds so I set...
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    Re: CA-HTF-Washington?

    All the traffic is on NIFC repeaters. there is no internet tie-in to the repeater system. I bet they put a repeater on Leviathan Peak as it also will see into the fairgrounds in Gardenerville where...
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    Re: NV/CA-HTF-Washington

    Fire is now 16,553 acres and it is 5% contained.
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    Re: NV/CA-HTF-Washington

    Here is the latest MODIS map.1564
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    Re: NV/CA-HTF-Washington

    There are no evacuations at this time. The fire is under the leadership of Chris Wilcox, IC of Great Basin Team 4. There is not a California team on this fire as this is not a Cal fire, it is a Great...
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    Re: NV/CA-HTF-Washington

    8900 acres this morning per Sierra Front dispatch, western Great Basin. The team took over at 0600 this morning.
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    Re: NV/CA-HTF-Washington?

    The HTF Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is the largest forest in the lower 48 and the second largest forest in the system. Most of it is located throughout Nevada, but there is a large area that is...
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    Re: CA-HTF-Washington

    Current Great Basin resources on scene: AA 3ME, B3323, B3363, B3636, B417, B5121, BC3902, BC442, CH3901, Eagle Valley IA, HEL 8PT, HEL402, HEL405, Helitender1. OVDB3131, T-810
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    Re: CA-HTF-Washington

    Great Basin Team 4, Wilcox, has been called up for this Great Basin fire. 6500 acres with rapid rate of spread and 0% containment.
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    Re: CA-HTF-Washington

    This is in the correct section--the area is in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and is dispatched out of the Sierra Front Dispatch Center in Minden NV. This area is part of the Great Basin.
  11. Re: ID: BLM Firefighter Dies After Training Exercise

    Memorial Service will be in Buhl, ID Friday afternoon, June 19. http://www.idahostatesman.com/2015/06/18/3859001_memorial-service-set-friday-for.html?rh=1
  12. ID: BLM Firefighter Dies After Training Exercise

    http://www.idahostatesman.com/2015/06/11/3846945_blm-firefighter-dies-during-training.html?rh=1

    He will be missed.
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    AT Pilot in Australia Dies in a Plane Crash, fighting the Fire

    They are now reporting that it was an aerial tanker and the pilot did not survive. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24649197
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    Wildfires: 'Something Bigger is Going On'

    Good article by Rocky Barker in the Idaho Statesman looking at the situation in Idaho.
    http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/10/06/2800795/wildfires-something-bigger-is.html

    NVJims
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    Re: Eastern Great Basin UPDATE

    Here is why Eastern Great Basin has been at PL5 for the last week or so. A good rundown on all the current activity in the Great Basin.
    http://gacc.nifc.gov/egbc/predictive/products/cgbsum.htm
  16. Re: Close encounters with the local Fauna during fires

    On the Nickel Fire in Southern Nevada we had a Mojave Green rattler coiled up next to the repeater box using the shade. My COMT-T had never seen one before and it was a good learning activity to...
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    Re: ID-BOF-Little Queens (was STF)

    Now 7000 acres, Extremely active on the north and south flanks. Large runs with torching and crowning. Closure orders for surrounding area.
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    ID-BOF-Little Queens (was STF)

    Location: 4 miles NW of Atlanta, ID
    Acres: 2000
    ROS: Rapid
    ROC: Spreading to the southeast toward town.
    Structures: are threatened
    Special Hazards:
    Resources:
    Radio Frequencies:
    Weather...
  19. Thread: NV-HTF-Chestnut

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    Re: NV-HTF-Chestnut

    SWCC type 2 team, Day, has been assigned to this fire per EGBCC
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    NV-HTF-Chestnut

    Location: 6 miles NNE of Gabbs, NV
    Acres: 2500
    ROS: Rapid
    ROC: Fire doubled in size overnight. Burning in P/J
    Structures:
    Special Hazards: Poor radio coverage back to dispatch in that area...
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