What Would Ranger Ed Say?

September 2005
Fire Chief;Sep/Oct2005 Supplement, Vol. 49, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the changes in the trend of wildland fire management for the forest service and the other federal land-management agencies in the U.S. Need to reduce firefighter fatalities; Improvement of firefighter safety; Assessment of rules and guidelines for fire management.


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