This publication provides honest information, resources, and conversation-starters to give wildland firefighters—and their families and support networks—helpful tools.
We always want to make sure we are "on the same page." Having an up to date IRPG helps. The 2022 version of this super handy pocket guide is now available. There are some key changes.
This post is about the 2021 Incident Review Summary - all of the past year's wildland fire incidents summarized in 10 pages.
I hope that we can move forward to shape what will come, in our lives and on the land.
When a situation seems questionable you are the judge and arbiter, and that’s a lot more difficult and demanding than just following orders.
Nobody is expecting the bad thing when it actually happens and it often happens very quickly. This means you are only going to have what you have on when the surprise shows up.
Emotions and Wildfire, breathes and moves like a song. We all experience it on the line or at the house as a new Crewmember, Squad Boss, Engine Boss, AFMO, Lover, Husband, Wife, Son or Daughter.
This simple 2 pager is just a few quickly compiled tallies and a handful of lessons.
We’d like you to meet two women from the fire service living a life filled with joy, struggle, loss, adventure, and tough decisions—just like many of us.
As a Korean woman on a shot crew, part of my code-switching strategy was to appear a little less feminine and more masculine.