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In this section you will find a wide variety of articles, news stories, even some national standards and specifications.

Field Guide to the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System - Second Edition. Order the Guide HERE

Lest we forget: Canada's major wildland fire disasters of the past, 1825-1938 - Alexander Here

  Fire Management today (USDA-Forest Service) Special Issue on Crown Fire Behavior in Conifer Forests  Here

LACES: Adding an "A" for ANCHOR POINT(S) to the LCES Wildland Firefighting Safety System. - Alexander, Thorburn, 2014.

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How much Time Does it Take for a Willdland Firefighter to Reach a Safety Zone?  - Alexander, Baxter, DakinHere


LACES License Plate -  A tool to Promote Wildland Firefighter Safety - 2013- Alexander

 National Wildland Fuels Management Survey Poster

Fire Behaviour Case Study of Two Early Winter Grass Fires in Southern Alberta, 27 November 2011- Alexander, Heathcott and Schwanke - 2013

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 Update to Wildland Fire Safety Chapter in Wilderness Medicine - Alexander

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Wildland Fire Suppression Related fatalities in Canada, 1941-2010, a Preliminary Report

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Hover Exit Guidelines

This link will take you to the hover exit guidelines document More >

Helicopter Pilot Competencies for Wildfire Operations

This page includes the training modules for the knowledge portion of the Industry Best Practices and Training. More >

Webair Notice

Rotary Wing Comparison Matrices

These documents provide a quick summary of operation, safety and equipment required for casual fire hire of rotary wing aircraft by CIFFC member agencies. 
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Aircraft Tracking Data Standards
In order to best track fire fighting aircraft across jurisdictional boundaries during interagency mobilizations a national standard for Aircraft Tracking Data Standards has been adopted by CIFFC Member Agencies.  
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