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California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Mobile Equipment www.fire.ca.gov/php/fire_er_mobileequip.php

Description: CDF engines are equipped to battle wildland fires and to protect structures. CDF owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. This includes vehicles that are state-owned, and vehicles that are local government-owned, but operated by CDF personnel.

National Interagency Incident Communications www.fs.fed.us/fire/niicd/index.html

Description: The NIICD is a partnership between the USDA Forest Service and the Department of the Interior’s Agencies and their mission is to provide portable emergency communications, technical training and airborne remote sensing imagery services.

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Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre
www.ciffc.ca

Description: The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) provides operational fire-control services, as well as management and information services to its Member Agencies. In addition to coordinating services for all of the provinces and territories, CIFFC often coordinates the sharing of resources with the United States and other countries.

National Logistics
http://www.fs.fed.us/logistics/

Description: The Logistics website provides assistance to any incident management personnel for information related to Logistics functions and to provide helpful hints.

 
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Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program www.usfa.fema.gov/fire-service/grants/afgp/grants.shtm

Description: This document explains how to apply, what items can be requested, and how applications will be evaluated. There are answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ's), as well as other application information.

North Carolina Division of Forest Resources Equipment
www.dfr.state.nc.us/fire_control/fire_equipmain.htm

Description: This webpage offers descriptions relative to the aviation and ground equipment fleet utilized by the state of North Carolina. In addition, the required personal protective equipment is described.

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Federal Emergency Management Agency
www.fema.gov

Description: The FEMA website provides information pertinent to all the programs ran by FEMA, which includes education, training, mitigation and flood insurance, search and rescue, disaster assistance, etc.

NWCG NFES Catalog Part 1 Fire Supplies and Equipment and Part 2 Publications
http://www.nwcg.gov/pms/pubs/catalog.htm

Description:

Part 1: Fire Supplies and Equipment:

Part 1 pertains to incident fire supplies and equipment stocked by, and ordered from, the National Interagency Support Caches (NISC).

Part 2: Publications

Part 2 lists interagency documents.


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Fire Equipment Working Team (FEWT)
http://www.nwcg.gov/teams/fewt/index.htm

Description: The Fire Equipment Working Team (FEWT) of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group coordinates fire equipment and chemical needs, development, and implementation between Federal and State agencies. They function as a working team defining specific areas of equipment and chemical needs and priorities which have the greatest importance to interagency programs.

Remote Automated Weather Stations
www.fs.fed.us/raws/

Description: Remote Automated Weather Stations (RAWS) are strategically located throughout the United States to monitor weather data that is used by land management agencies with a variety of projects – monitoring air quality, rating fire danger, and providing information for research applications.

 
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Fire Research and Management Exchange System
www.frames.gov/tools/

Description: The Fire Research And Management Exchange System (FRAMES) is an effective wildland fire and fuel management system that begins with the efficient collection, storage, and distribution of information and tools throughout the wildland fire community and their partners. FRAMES is an ongoing project that will serve the information and tools needs of the wildland fire community, their partners, and the public. The goal of FRAMES is to be an effective mechanism for wildland fire technology and information transfer.

Roscommon Equipment Center
www.roscommonequipmentcenter.com

Description: Wildland fire engine and equipment designs and information will be found at this location.

 
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GSA Fire Program
www.gsa.gov/fire program

Description: The GSA Fire Program information is provided to this website including key points of contact, the GSA Wildland Fire Equipment Catalog, and Forest Service Specifications. Links to GSA Global Supply and GSA Advantage, where you can order items from the catalog and schedules, respectively, can also be found on this website.

Simplified Guide to the Incident Command Systems for Transportation Professionals
www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/incidentmgmt/publications

Description: The purpose of this Simplified Guide is to introduce the ICS to stakeholders who may be called upon to provide specific expertise, assistance, or material during highway incidents but who may be largely unfamiliar with ICS organization and operations. These stakeholders include transportation agencies and companies involved in towing and recovery, as well as elected officials and government agency managers at all levels. This document may also be beneficial to public safety professionals, who are familiar with ICS but may not fully understand how ICS concepts are applicable to transportation agencies.

 
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Interagency Cache Business System
http://www.icbs.nwcg.gov/

Decription: The National Interagency Support Caches use a common inventory program called ICBS (Interagency Cache Buisness System). It is currently being re-engineered, for latest information go to this website.

State of Florida’s Division of Forestry Equipment
www.fl-dof.com/Protection/equipment/

Description: The Division of Forestry accomplishes its Mission to safeguard the lives and property of Florida's citizens by combining a unique array of equipment that enables it to attack wildfire and respond to other emergent needs - no matter what the terrain or location. This equipment also permits the Division to carry out our other land management responsibilities on public lands.

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Lessons Learned Center
www.wildfireslessons.net

Description: Lessons Learned Center has been established to improve safe work performance and organizational learning in interagency wildland fire. The objectives include improve performance, safety and efficiency, improve organizational learning, share knowledge, and promote organizational change.

Technology and Development Centers
www.fs.fed.us/fire/tools_tech/index.html

Description: This website provides information and additional links to various parts of the fire and aviation programs. Within the tools and technology program, publications, tech tips, project reports, and other related information will be found in support of state-of-the-art equipment and software, which includes on the ground firefighting tools, equipment, and personal protective equipment, as well as aerial delivery systems.

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National Fire Protection Association www.nfpa.org/catalog/home/index.asp

Description: The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.

Texas Volunteer Fire Department’s Equipment
www.tamu.edu/ticc/trucks.htm

Description: This website contains the various volunteer fire departments within Texas and the fire engines utilized by each.

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National Interagency Coordination Center www.nifc.gov/news/nicc.html

Description: This webpage provides the viewer with current fire statistics, weather conditions, incident management team rotations, and other pertinent fire information. There are links to other sources of information and support organizations maintained on this page as well.

Wildland Fire Chemical Systems
www.fs.fed.us/rm/fire

Description: WFCS is a part of Missoula Technology and Development Center, located in Missoula Montana. WFCS provides national resource agencies with detailed information promoting safe and effective fire suppression chemicals and aerial delivery systems.

 

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