As our work on the 2017 Annual Incident Review Summary continues, we've got some more analysis to share with you. Read this. Do the Exercise and give us some feedback. The final version of the 2017 Annual Incident Review Summary will be out soon! By Travis Dotson There it is - the 2017 season boiled … Continue reading Sorting the Lumps
By Alex Viktora Wildland Firefighters receive burn injuries every season. Often times some sort of flammable liquid ignites resulting in a burn, like the rather common drip torch leg burn scenario mentioned in this NWCG memo. Other times we fall in stump holes and ash pits—sometimes up to our waist! And then there is the … Continue reading Burn Injuries – Wrong Hurts
By Jayson Coil, Battalion Chief Special Operations and Wildland Fire, Sedona Fire District, Arizona I have a rule about not setting things on the top of my toolbox when loading-up for an assignment. This rule was developed after a new coffee cup and a BK radio slid off the toolbox and into traffic as I was … Continue reading Are Some IMTs Making Emergencies Harder to Manage?