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Bill Gabbert After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Since igpg, the wildland fire community has made progress in preparing for medical emergencies.
Ten years ago, on July 25,National Park Service year-old wildland firefighter Andy Palmer was fatally injured in a tree falling accident on the Eagle fire burning on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in California. The Android version linked to above is from another developer, and not ForceReadiness.
He never made it to a hospital.
Ultimately, it challenges all levels of fire management to ask the three questions listed above before engaging in wildland fire management actions.
Android support will come later this year. Just a little clarification. I know I will, as I do every day when I look at the picture that hangs in my office of Andy standing in front of his engine. Our focus right now is creating an enterprise version of our software.
Android is a high priority for us.
This Day in History is part of the 6 Minutes for Safety program used by thousands of firefighters around the world each day. Wildfire Today received this email: The demonstrated capability of NPS helicopters to extract an injured firefighter by short-haul is now widely recognized led to the development of a short-haul program within the United States Forest Service.
These stickers outlined the communication protocol in the event of a medical emergency. Three hours and twenty-six minutes after he was injured, emergency medical personnel pronounced Andy dead at the Redding Airport. The standard requirements for these three positions ensure a minimum level of fire behavior knowledge and fitness level for EMTs working on the fireline and that the proper qualification can be ordered for fires.
Wildfire Today received this email:. It asked the three primary questions: The Android Version is out and available in the Android Market https: Medical emergency planning efforts were not as robust as other facets of interagency fire management.
After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. We expect to release our Android version in early Q4. The intent is to encourage discussions on risk tolerance and risk mitigation when making strategic fire management decisions. That said, we welcome anything that will help out the firefighter community.
We will likely support Windows Phone 7 as well. Took a quick look and I like it, can get to the relevant sections easier and quicker … now even happier I chose the iPhone. The Wildland Fire Decision Support System includes the capability to estimate ground transport time from every point within the continental United States to a definitive care facility using the Estimated Ground Evac layer. We tend to lean toward the Android operating system, so if you try this iPhone app, let us know what you think.
Though it seemed slow at times, progress has been made over the past decade.
The IRPG is also available as a. Honor him by always asking the three questions posed above.