2011 FIRE SEASON<br />FLORIDA<br />TEXAS<br />GEORGIA<br />
INITIAL ATTACK DISPATCH<br />AIRCRAFT DISPATCH<br />SUPERVISORY DISPATCH<br />INCIDENTS PHOTOS<br />MILITARY (GUARD) RESPO...
INITIAL  ATTACK<br />THE PROMPT DISPATCH OF RESOURCES TO AN INCIDENT AND ASSUMING INCIDENT COMMAND TILL PROPER COMMAND IS ...
RADIO COMMUNICATIONS ,PHONES ,FLIGHT FOLLOWING PLACING OF RESOURCE ORDERS,SUPPLIES ,FOOD, WEATHER AND SPOT FORECASTS.<br /...
Texas Forest Service office. Fire very close to the office.<br />FIRE CAN BE MILES AWAY OR JUST OUTSIDE YOUR WINDOW<br />
AIRCRAFT DISPATCH<br />THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO AN INCIDENT. THE PROCURMENT OF ADITIONAL RESOURC...
FLIGHT FOLLOW AIR RESOURCES TALK TO FIX WING AND ROTOR ACCETS COORDINATION WITH Heli base managers, SEAT Managers , Air ta...
This airtanker is currently in use in Texas.<br />T-910 CD-10 Air Tanker<br />
SUPERVISORY DISPATCH<br />THE MANAGEMENT OF AN EXPANDED DISPATCH OPERATION IN SUPPORT OF AN INCIDENT OR VARIOUS INCIDENTS ...
Multiple dispatchers including Expanded Dispatch Recorders , Expanded dispatch, support  dispatchers and the Supervisory d...
Resource orders are processed for each incident ,demobe coordination can also occur in expanded. Expanded can be set up pe...
INCIDENT PHOTOS<br />
Firefighter doing a back burn.<br />Fight Fire with Fire<br />
Heavy Air tankers drop 3,00 gallons of retardant.<br />Heavy Air tanker doing a drop on the fire.<br />
Fires can be on the ground creping and smoldering or they might climb  and crown .<br />Roads  can be used as fire lines.<...
Bear Creek fire burned 41,000 acres.<br />Fire can be miles long<br />
Wild land fires do not only impact grass, brush, trees and wildlife. They also impact homes, barns, businesses and infrast...
Wild land Fire Engines are specifically designed to work on rugged terrains.<br />Wild land Fire  Engine<br />
SEATS CAN DO 400 TO 800 GALLONS OF RETARDANT.<br />SEAT DROPPING RETARDANT<br />
HELICOPTERS ARE USED MOSTLY TO DROP WATER ON THE FIRES HOT SPOTS .<br />TYPE 1 HELITANKER <br />
Water scoopers .They can do 1,600 gallons of water per drop. They need a water source  at least a mile long.<br />CL-215<b...
Road is being used as fire break and staging area<br />Sky crane doing water drops.<br />
Lok closer to attachment in the back of the dozer. The attachment makes it a Tractor Plow.<br />TFS  Dozer knocking down a...
MILITARY RESPONSE TO INCIDENTS<br />NATIONAL GUARD<br />ARMY AND AIR FORCE<br />
111th Engineer Battalion<br />TEXAS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD<br />
DOZER TEAM<br />TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD<br />
DOZER AND GUARDSMAN WEARING PROPPER PPE<br />TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD<br />
DOZERS ARE USED TO BUILD CONTAINMENT LINES AROUND FIRES.<br />TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD<br />
Lines are created as firebreaks<br />Dozer line <br />
DOZERS ARE VERY EFFECTIVE IN FLAT TERRAIN TO CONTAIN FIRES.<br />CONTAINMENT LINES<br />
Bucket work<br />
UH-60 fighting fire with bucket.<br />Texas air National Guard <br />
Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System<br />
Lead Plane in front of a MAFFS leading it into a drop.<br />MAFFS<br />
Southern Area Coordination Center<br />Atlanta , Georgia.<br />
Coordination for all the region resources and with National Coordination Center<br />Regional Dispatch Office <br />
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2011 fire season

  1. 1. 2011 FIRE SEASON<br />FLORIDA<br />TEXAS<br />GEORGIA<br />
  2. 2. INITIAL ATTACK DISPATCH<br />AIRCRAFT DISPATCH<br />SUPERVISORY DISPATCH<br />INCIDENTS PHOTOS<br />MILITARY (GUARD) RESPONSE TO FIRES.<br />SOUTHERN AREA COORDINATION CENTER<br />2011 FIRE SEASON<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4. INITIAL ATTACK<br />THE PROMPT DISPATCH OF RESOURCES TO AN INCIDENT AND ASSUMING INCIDENT COMMAND TILL PROPER COMMAND IS ESTABLISHED AT INCIDENT. THEN SUPPORT INCIDENT .<br />FIRST 24 HOURS OF AN INCIDENT.<br />
  5. 5. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS ,PHONES ,FLIGHT FOLLOWING PLACING OF RESOURCE ORDERS,SUPPLIES ,FOOD, WEATHER AND SPOT FORECASTS.<br />INITIAL ATTACK DISPATCHER<br />
  6. 6. Texas Forest Service office. Fire very close to the office.<br />FIRE CAN BE MILES AWAY OR JUST OUTSIDE YOUR WINDOW<br />
  7. 7. AIRCRAFT DISPATCH<br />THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO AN INCIDENT. THE PROCURMENT OF ADITIONAL RESOURCES. THE SELECTION OF APROPIATE RESOURCES FOR THE MISSION.<br />
  8. 8. FLIGHT FOLLOW AIR RESOURCES TALK TO FIX WING AND ROTOR ACCETS COORDINATION WITH Heli base managers, SEAT Managers , Air tanker base managers. Coordinate with the incident Air Operations Branch Director for the Incident Management Teams.<br />AIRCRAFT DISPATCHER<br />
  9. 9. This airtanker is currently in use in Texas.<br />T-910 CD-10 Air Tanker<br />
  10. 10. SUPERVISORY DISPATCH<br />THE MANAGEMENT OF AN EXPANDED DISPATCH OPERATION IN SUPPORT OF AN INCIDENT OR VARIOUS INCIDENTS INCLUDING INCIDENTS WHERE A INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM AS BEEN ASSIGNED. <br />
  11. 11. Multiple dispatchers including Expanded Dispatch Recorders , Expanded dispatch, support dispatchers and the Supervisory dispatcher man the expanded dispatch area.<br />Texas Interagency Coordination Center<br />
  12. 12. Resource orders are processed for each incident ,demobe coordination can also occur in expanded. Expanded can be set up per incident or per functional area, overhead, equipment, crews ,supplies.<br />Expanded dispatch <br />
  13. 13. INCIDENT PHOTOS<br />
  14. 14. Firefighter doing a back burn.<br />Fight Fire with Fire<br />
  15. 15. Heavy Air tankers drop 3,00 gallons of retardant.<br />Heavy Air tanker doing a drop on the fire.<br />
  16. 16. Fires can be on the ground creping and smoldering or they might climb and crown .<br />Roads can be used as fire lines.<br />
  17. 17. Bear Creek fire burned 41,000 acres.<br />Fire can be miles long<br />
  18. 18. Wild land fires do not only impact grass, brush, trees and wildlife. They also impact homes, barns, businesses and infrastructure. <br />House on fire<br />
  19. 19. Wild land Fire Engines are specifically designed to work on rugged terrains.<br />Wild land Fire Engine<br />
  20. 20. SEATS CAN DO 400 TO 800 GALLONS OF RETARDANT.<br />SEAT DROPPING RETARDANT<br />
  21. 21. HELICOPTERS ARE USED MOSTLY TO DROP WATER ON THE FIRES HOT SPOTS .<br />TYPE 1 HELITANKER <br />
  22. 22. Water scoopers .They can do 1,600 gallons of water per drop. They need a water source at least a mile long.<br />CL-215<br />
  23. 23. Road is being used as fire break and staging area<br />Sky crane doing water drops.<br />
  24. 24. Lok closer to attachment in the back of the dozer. The attachment makes it a Tractor Plow.<br />TFS Dozer knocking down a burned tree.<br />
  25. 25. MILITARY RESPONSE TO INCIDENTS<br />NATIONAL GUARD<br />ARMY AND AIR FORCE<br />
  26. 26. 111th Engineer Battalion<br />TEXAS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD<br />
  27. 27. DOZER TEAM<br />TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD<br />
  28. 28. DOZER AND GUARDSMAN WEARING PROPPER PPE<br />TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD<br />
  29. 29. DOZERS ARE USED TO BUILD CONTAINMENT LINES AROUND FIRES.<br />TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD<br />
  30. 30. Lines are created as firebreaks<br />Dozer line <br />
  31. 31.
  32. 32. DOZERS ARE VERY EFFECTIVE IN FLAT TERRAIN TO CONTAIN FIRES.<br />CONTAINMENT LINES<br />
  33. 33.
  34. 34.
  35. 35. Bucket work<br />
  36. 36. UH-60 fighting fire with bucket.<br />Texas air National Guard <br />
  37. 37. Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System<br />
  38. 38. Lead Plane in front of a MAFFS leading it into a drop.<br />MAFFS<br />
  39. 39. Southern Area Coordination Center<br />Atlanta , Georgia.<br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41. Coordination for all the region resources and with National Coordination Center<br />Regional Dispatch Office <br />
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