Coordination and cooperation in wildland fire management.

Current National Statistics
1 Total
New Large Fires
23 Incidents
Total Large Fires
678,169 Acres
Burned in Large Fires

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Briefings and After Action Reviews (AAR) are a very important part of a firefighter's day. Briefings are held each morning and AARs commence usually at the end of an incident or when a team transitions off of an incident. AARs ... have a very important function of discussing what went right as well as what went wrong and how to improve. The key is to be open and honest and never assign blame, but to learn from mistakes and keep getting better. #FirefightingResources #SafetyFirst Image: Firefighters attend a briefing on the Trinity Ridge Fire near Pine and Featherville, Idaho. This fire was on the Boise National Forest, in August, 2012. ©Kari Greer and the US Forest Service, National Interagency Fire Center
Soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord are still assisting National Interagency Fire Center on the ground in California. The #DixieFire is now 90% contained! Thank you for your tireless efforts! U. S. Army North (Fifth Army) | ... U.S. Army | CAL FIRE | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
New #Firejob opportunity at the National Interagency Fire Center! Apply today to be the Logistics Management Specialist (Emergency Operations Coordinator), GS-0346-11/12. This opportunity opens today and closes on 10/21/2021 and ... moving expenses ARE authorized. The candidate would be responsible for independently planning, organizing, and coordinating total mobilization of wildfire and emergency response resources in advance of and during emergency incident activity, setting national priorities. #NotYourOrdinaryJob Apply here: Image: Supply shipment for the Caldor Fire. Joe Bradshaw/BLM
Former Wildland Fire-Fighter, now a member of the U.S. Army, returns to a fireline on the #DixieFire Spc. Kodi Ziegler, assigned to 2-3 Infantry Patriots , 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, ... Washington, once a Wildland Fire Fighter out of his home state of Oregon, gets an opportunity to fight fire once again as a member of the U.S. Army while deployed in support of the Department of Defense wildland firefighting response on the Dixie Fire in Plumas National Forest, California. For more photos and videos on the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) wildland firefighting response on the Dixie Fire in Plumas National Forest, California: U.S. Northern Command | National Interagency Fire Center | U.S. Forest Service-Plumas National Forest | I Corps | CAL FIRE | California National Guard | Great Basin National Incident Management Team #1 #FirefightingResources #oneteamonefight
Thank you to NSW Rural Fire Service for your assistance on wildfires in the US! The 'Marie Bashir' 737 Large Airtanker headed back home yesterday after serving nearly two months assisting with fire suppression across the United ... States. The airtanker served on 40 different fires, dropping 1.8 million litres of fire retardant/water in 166 drops. #USwithAUS #FireYear2021 Image: Large airtanker from New South Wales arriving at the National Interagency Fire Center. Description: Large fixed wing aircraft sits on a tarmac with a tower in the background with the National Interagency Fire Center logo.
#NationalFireNews: So far this year, over 2 million acres have burned in wildfires that were human-caused and over 3 million acres have burned in lightning-caused wildfires. California has had more acres burned in wildfires this ... year total and has had more human-caused wildfires than any other state. #FireYear2021 Note on data: The data generated is gathered from the interagency Fire and Aviation Management Web Applications (FAMWEB) system. The statistics presented here are intended to provide a national perspective of year-to-date fire activity but may not reflect official figures. Numbers change as data is inputted into the reporting system. If areas are behind in reporting, the statistics are going to be off as the numbers reflect only what is inputted into the reporting system.
#NationalFireNews: The National Interagency Fire Center has decreased their National #PreparednessLevel to PL4 due to fire activity decreasing in several geographic areas. #FireYear2021
#NationalFireNews: As a result of significant fire activity decreasing in several geographic areas and better availability of many types of national resources, the National #PreparednessLevel is decreased to Preparedness Level 4 ... (PL4). #FireYear2021

Welcome to the Nation's Logistical Support Center

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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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