Coordination and cooperation in wildland fire management.

Current National Statistics
0 Total
New Large Fires
17 Incidents
Total Large Fires
2,229,853 Acres
Burned in Large Fires

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This week we're sharing information and resources about smoke and #AirQuality. #DYK? You can find the latest air quality and smoke impacts in your area at Just search for an area or get a personalized ... report for your location. This is a great resource to use if you’re planning for summer travel or places where wildfires may be impacting air quality and visibility. Check out this wildfire smoke fact sheet and how to prepare for wildifire season: Image: Smoke from the Elk Complex on the Boise National Forest near Pine, Idaho rises behind homes near the fire.
If you've ever wondered what it's like to be a wildland firefighter, check out this video from Bureau of Land Management Fire! If you're interested, see if there's a #FireJob available for you at USAJOBS and we may see you on the ... fireline! #NotYourOrdinaryJob Full video:
Check out NASA Earth's recap of the 2021 wildfire season in the Northern Hemisphere. Nasa imagery has been useful for informing smoke direction, distance, and impacts to #AirQuality. Stunning imagery has been captured this year ... due to very large wildfires. Image: Smoke plume from #AlisalFire ignited on October 11 near Santa Barbara, CA. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE and GIBS/Worldview.
We've had 23 drone incursions on wildfires in 2021. While wildfires are still burning in some areas of the country, we remind you that wildfire areas are a #NoDroneZone. When Unauthorized Aerial Systems (UAS/drones) intrude on ... wildfire operations, aerial suppression efforts are halted until the UAS is removed. #IfYouFlyWeCant! Drone incursions caused aerial firefighting operations to shut down 17 times in 2021. #FirefighterSafety #SafetyFirst #AviationSafety
While applying for that new and exciting #FireJob on USAJOBS, be sure your application is complete! This video cover key points to help you succeed during the job application process. #NotYourOrdinaryJob Video by BLM
Once you’ve discovered and applied for that #FireJob on USAJOBS, the last part of the process is faxing and uploading your documentation. This video will walk you through the final step to make sure you're application is ... complete. #NotYourOrdinaryJob Video by BLM
The #FireJob you have been waiting for is finally being advertised on USAJOBS and now it’s time to apply. Please note the required sections and documents needed for your profile. This informative video will walk you through the ... process to successfully apply for a job. #NotYourOrdinaryJob #FireYear2022 Video by BLM.
#NationalFireNews: Wildland firefighters across the country contained 11 large fires yesterday. Thanks hard work of more than 7,000 #FirefightingResources still assigned to incidents across the West, many large incidents are ... closer to reaching containment goals. Wildland firefighters continue to work on the #AlisalFire, U.S. Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest, where fire activity has decreased slightly due to favorable weather conditions. #FireYear2021 Please note that the Incident Management Situation Report and National Fire News will now be published Monday through Friday. Photo: Fire hose and other supplies used on the #KNPComplex, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, are ready to be returned to the fire cache and cleaned, repaired, and refurbished. Photo by NPS

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The nation’s federal wildland fire community is a large and complex organization across the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs; and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service. These agencies manage wildland fire on nearly 700 million acres of federal public land, or one-fifth of the total land area in the United States. 

NIFC is home to the national fire management programs of each federal fire agency, along with partners including the National Association of State Foresters, the U.S. Fire Administration, and the National Weather Service. A Department of Defense liaison was added as a permanent partner at NIFC in 2008. Working together, these partners provide leadership, policy oversight and coordination to manage the nation’s wildland fire programs.

In recent years, the role of the agencies at NIFC has grown to include all types of fire management, including hazardous fuels treatments, integrated fire and land-use planning, and more. Fire management under this larger umbrella is designed to achieve not only suppression goals, but to accomplish a broad spectrum of natural resource objectives, and do so in an efficient, cost-effective manner.

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