Rural, suburban or urban-- it's still fire

Wilmoth, Janet
February 2003
Fire Chief;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p4
Trade Publication
Editorial. Explores the importance of wildland fire fighter safety, according to U.S. Forest Service Fire and Aviation director Jerry Williams. Standard firefighting orders being followed by wildland fire fighters; Susceptibility of fire fighters to cognitive bias; Common sense in the wildland fire service.


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