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Posts tagged: NIFC

Centennial Job Corps Students Support Firefighting Preparedness through Camp Crew

Centennial Job Corps camp crew cleaning hose

Centennial Job Corps camp crew cleaning hose returned from the fire line. Forest Service photo

In the back parking lot of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), seven workers wear neon green shirts with the Camp Crew logo written across the back.

And they stand out.

They are young and their bright T-shirts contrast with those of the more seasoned personnel. As the crew works among large mounds of fire hose spread throughout the lot, it’s obvious they have one thing on their mind: meticulously preparing the hose for the next fire. Read more »

National Interagency Fire Center Keeps Watch Coast to Coast

All too often Americans hear about wildland fires ravaging various corners of the country. Each and every day there are brave men and women working to suppress and prevent wildland fires on a nearly 700 million acres of federal public land – that’s approximately one-fifth of the total land area in the U.S. Read more »