The goal of this prescribed burn is to reduce fire fuels near the park boundaries, Hodgdon Meadow Campground, the Big Oak Flat Entrance Station, and the Hodgdon residential area. But I think variety is the key. In nearly all cases, structures should not be relied on as safety zones. Now, five months into his reign as the Vacaville Fire Department's Firefighter of the Year, it appears that his calling has paid off.
Burning operations are expected to conclude by 3 p. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.
The two BAER teams will coordinate their assessments and work with the Tribes and other agencies to address potential flood threats that cross jurisdictions. Escape routes on this incident were compromised by large numbers of Type I engines on a poor system of steep, narrow, winding roads funneling through a single outlet.
Briefings should include pertinent local factors affecting fire behavior.
Kostal said he was drawn to the promise of brotherhood and the satisfaction of giving back to and helping the community and those in need of what the fire service affords. Burnout is one tool firefighters use to help slow the spread or change the direction of a fire. Fire Weather Watch.
A total of firefighters and overhead are assigned. In his free time, Maloney enjoyed the outdoors, Simmons said. Burnout is one tool firefighters use to help slow the spread or change the direction of a fire.