Patient Extraction With The Stokes Litter

Two days ago our hand crew was limbing pine trees near a boat launch/campground area, hoping every crackle of radio transmission would materialize our resource order to Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, or California; we were getting so desperate, even California was looking adventurous. At four o’clock in the afternoon we’d given up hope for the … [Read more…]

IC Refresher

A couple weeks back we had our IC Refresher: a drill that all Incident Commanders at any level – or those in training status at any level – are required to participate in. The day was segmented according to various representatives from the forest who had specific topics to discuss, including Life First, Seasonal Outlooks, Safety, Delegation … [Read more…]