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Manual for forest fire fighters.

United States. State and Private Forestry. Northeastern Area.

Manual for forest fire fighters.

by United States. State and Private Forestry. Northeastern Area.

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Published by s.n. ] in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires -- Prevention and control.

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    Cover title.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14188626M

      Fires continue to blaze in California. A select group of firefighters is all that stands between the intense flames in forests near Los Angeles and . Forest wildfires are becoming increasingly prevalent, and special firefighters are needed to help combat them. Forest firefighters must be in good shape, and prove so by undergoing an examination.

    Forest Service Directives. The Forest Service Directive System consists of the Forest Service Manual and Handbooks, which codify the agency's policy, practice, and procedure. The system serves as the primary basis for the internal management and control of all programs and the primary source of administrative direction to Forest Service employees. Fire Shelter for Fire Fighters - Equipment, Forestry Safety. Fire Shelter for Fire Fighters For emergency use only. The fire shelter is packed in a yellow canvas bag, plastic line inside. Use instructions missing. Worn hooked to fire fighters web gear. Dated by inspection slip Photographed.

    Forest Service Manual (FSM) Directive Issuances To assist users, the codes and captions for the Forest Service Manual (FSM) series, titles, and chapters are displayed beneath an index of documents. To view direction, click on the applicable index. Please be aware that some chapters, because of their length, may be organized into several documents. OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES FIRE/RESCUE MANUAL. The operational guidelines have been developed to provide guidance, create clarity, standardize operations, and ensure the safest work environment possible for all fire/rescue departments. The purpose of the operational guidelines is to ensure that the fire/rescue departments are aware of.


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