While I am not an advocate for eliminating the use of fire shelters, when we understand and train for their proper application and importance, we will be able to move beyond our reliance on shelters when their presence is either unnecessary or dangerous.
Month: February 2021
Hello Darkness . . .
Transparency, vulnerability, honesty, bluntness . . . Thom gives it to us straight about what resilience actually looks like.
2020 Incident Review Summary
This document summarizes all the wildland fire incident and accident reports from last year. It highlights some of the most useful lessons and points out the type of incidents that have occurred multiple times. It also has prompts for action you can take to implement the lessons.
You are a Land Steward
The fire lines you put in, the burn outs you conduct, the retardant you call for, the fires you let burn, they are now a part of the land.
Tighten Your Chaps & Talk About Rocks
Lessons from 2020 incidents about chainsaw cuts and heavy equipment rollovers.