Tactics

Firewise Videos for Fire and Emergency Personnel

Useful video library on the topic of wildfire preparedness. Includes videos on using water effectively in the WUI, structure protection strategies in the WUI, understanding fire behavior in the WUI, and more. 

USFA Fire Department Operations, Management, Safety

"The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) sponsors research and conducts studies to support emergency responder health and safety and help fire departments prepare for and respond to fire, natural disasters, non-fire emergencies, and other threats and vulnerabilities."

Firewise Firefighter Safety Online Course

“The Firefighter Safety Series is a multipart information package from the National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Program. It addresses problems faced by structural and wildland firefighters when fighting fires, especially those threatening structures in the wildland/urban interface. An important goal is to improve knowledge of firefighter safety and survival issues.”

U.S. Army Hawaii - Integrated Wildland Fire Management Plan

Complete Environmental Impact Statement Integrated Wildland Fire Management Plan with details on Pre-Suppression, Fire Suppression, Post-Fire Actions and detailed area descriptions.

DOFAW Operational Policy Handbook for Wildland Fire Control

"This handbook presents fundamental information for the control of wildland fire burning in vegetative fuels. It includes necessary useful information on safe procedures, practices, organization and management, as well as other topics that are essential for the safe and successful prevention and control of wildland fires, as authorized under Chapter 185 (Land Fire Protection Law, Hawaii Revised Statutes)."