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Salmon River Complex Fire

20130806-FS-LSC-0304 , a photo by USDAgov on Flickr. Fire fighters specializing both structural and wildland firefighting from Tahoe National Forest, Mt. Shasta-Trinity National Forest, South Yreka Fire Department, Dunsmuir-Castella Fire Department and others, have been called to the Salmon River Complex Fire, and conduct their structure-by-structure assessment of the urban intermix environment, at Sawyers Bar, CA in the Klamath National Forest, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. The firefighters advise resident about fire prevention measures they are doing on their own as well as other measures they could take to prepare for fire. Actions such as moving away firewood, cutting and clearing plants next to their structures, and using garden hoses to soak structures and grounds all help in the event the main fire comes into their town. There are two types structure environments in the realm of wildland firefighting. This urban intermix structural protection environment is generally the more ch

Holliston, MA FD Engine 2

A Holliston Massachusetts Fire Engine in the Medway 300 parade. A photo by  Svadilfari

K-9 Sadie with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation

Sadie is an accelerant detection dog, also known as an arson dog, with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Sadie and her handler Special Agent Jerry Means investigate fire scenes throughout Colorado. This was the first time Sadie had ever visited the ocean and she obviously enjoyed running in the sand. A photo by  warriorwoman531

Sheffield Neepsend Fire 25th Sept 2013

Taken on September 25, 2013 Neepsend, Sheffield, England, GB

Stewart Air National Guard Base Ceremony

STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh, NY-- Old glory flies high suspended between the ladder trucks of local fire departments during a ceremony held here by the Air National Guard's 105th Airlift Wing to honor Staff Sgt. Todd "TJ" Lobraico, a member of the wing's security forces killed in Afghanistan on Sept. 5. Lobraico was a member of the 105th Security Forces Squadron . The ceremony was held on Wednesday, Sept, 11.(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael OHalloran/Released). A photo by  New York National Guard .

1962 Mercedes-Benz LP338

An old fire truck seen in Borgarnes, Iceland. A photo by vetaturfumare

Corps of Engineers celebrates opening of Emergency Services Center atFt. Detrick

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District participated in the ribbon cutting for the 42-thousand square foot Emergency Services Center at Ft. Detrick that will house the Fort Detrick Fire Department, the Provost Marshal and administrative support. The building features 6-bay emergency equipment garage with drive-through access, offices and meeting rooms for emergency services personnel, dining areas and sleeping quarters for fire department personnel working extended hours and storage for all their equipment. Photo credit: USACE HQ on Flickr.

Central Fire Station Singapore

The Central Fire Station is the oldest existing fire station in Singapore, and is located at Hill Street in the Museum Planning Area, within the Central Area, Singapore's central business district. Credit: a photo by kodomut on Flickr.

California National Guard Doing Their Part to Contain the Rim FireNearing Yosemite

California Army and Air National Guard helicopter pilots from the 1-140th Aviation Battalion (Air Assault), based out of Los Alamitos, and the 129th Rescue Wing, out of Mountain View, fly their UH-60 Black Hawks and HH-60 Pave Hawks, Aug. 29, 2013, to the dip site at the Cherry Lake dam just west of Yosemite National Park to various bucket drop sites nearby. The aircraft rotated from dropping to dunking, sometimes with other civilian choppers. The pilots move in, directed by Cal Fire managers, who spot U.S Forest Service fire fighters on the ground or follow other guidance on where best to lay the line of water. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Wade/Released) California National Guard Doing Their Part to Contain the Rim Fire Nearing Yosemite 130829-Z-YY327 , a photo by  Like us on Facebook at CAGuard  on Flickr.

Berliet 770 KB Camiva

Berliet 770 KB Camiva , a photo by order_242 on Flickr. Curico, Chile