What is the Holy Grail of Wildland Firefighter Safety?

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Firefighters on the night shift at the Camp Fire in Northern California, November 2018. Inciweb photo.

It has been a while since we wrote in detail about what in 2013 we first called the Holy Grail of Wildland Firefighter Safety.

It is a system that could track in real time the location of firefighters AND the fire, all displayed on one screen. This data should be available in real time to key supervisors and decision makers in the Operations and Planning Sections on fires. Knowing the positions of personnel relative to the fire would be a massive step in improved situational awareness

... read more at: https://wildfiretoday.com/2019/02/10/what-is-the-holy-grail-of-wildland-firefighter-safety/

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