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Fleming, Joe . 2003. The Osborne Firefinder. 0351 1311P. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center. 2 p.

The Osborne Firefinder, designed by W. B. Osborne, has been used for nearly a century to pinpoint fire locations. It is accurate, requires no power to operate, and is a valued piece of equipment among the firefighting community. Over the years, misfortune and vandalism have taken their toll on the few remaining Osborne Firefinders. San Dimas Technology and Development Center (SDTDC) has examined the deteriorating condition of the Osborne Firefinders housed in fire lookouts throughout the United States.

Keywords: fire locations, firefinder


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