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IAFC Request for Proposal: America Burning Wildland Urban Interface Researcher/Writer

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is for current or retired individuals with extensive experience and knowledge in Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) response, preparedness, mitigation and risk reduction.

USFA: California On-Duty Death

To date, 63 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020.

Firefighter Killed in California’s El Dorado Fire Identified

Charles Morton was a Squad Boss with the Big Bear Interagency Hotshot Crew.

Desert Communities Told to Evacuate as Winds Stoke Flames

More than 7,900 wildfires have burned more than 5,468 square miles in California this year.

California Bobcat Fire Destroys Homes as Winds Push Flames

Some residents in Juniper Hills fled as blowing embers sparked spot fires.

Firefighters Battle Exhaustion and Wildfires

Crews try to contain massive wildfires in Oregon, Washington, and California.

U.S. Forest Service: Firefighter Died in California Wildfire

The death occurred Thursday as crews battled the El Dorado Fire, the agency said in a news release.

Crews Search for Missing Firefighter in California Wildfire

Crews are trying to locate the firefighter, but no specific details were provided.

Hudson, Colorado’s SVI Type 3 Wildland Engine

An 8' aluminum SVI body mounted on a Freightliner 108SD chassis, which houses a powerful 400HP Cummins L9 engine.

New California Law Helps Former Inmate Firefighters Get Jobs

The new law will allow state and county inmates who train as firefighters to seek to erase the criminal records.


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