Tag Archives: Wildfire

Video: How Wildland Firefighters Stay Cool in the Summer

Here is a short video that gives you the first person point of view experiencing a water drop from a helicopter a couple of hundred feet above you. Figuring that the water more than likely comes from a lake, that is probably pretty refreshing for the firefighters! Just as long as the helicopter didn't accidentally pick up any SCUBA divers when he got the water!

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Total Loss House Fire in Las Lomas and Taking Care of the Exposures!

When I think of exposures I think of houses nearby or maybe a propane tank. Sometimes this means the apartment next door or above. Never has it occurred to me that the exposure could be the countryside. As you can see in this video, their exposure is the potential of this house fire turning into a brush fire or wildfire that could consume acres of land and other houses.

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