Learning to Fight Fire

Lynch, Pamela A. E.
October 2001
New York State Conservationist;Oct2001, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p20
Features the New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York. History of the academy; Number of students trained and certified by the institution; Experience while fighting wildfires.


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