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Wildfire - Forest Fire Fighting: Forbidden Places Series

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This title is a part of the series Forbidden Places Series

Catalogue Number:  MAPL05
Producer:  Maplerock Entertainment Inc.
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Science, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Tech/Voc
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1995
Running Time:  50:52

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The tools for fighting forest fires comprise an eclectic mix ranging from high-technology to no-technology - from satellite and infrared sensor networks to shovels. On the ground the fire fighting infrastructure is similar to a military operation: A fire team is headed by a fire boss who in turn is assisted by a suppression boss and an intelligence boss, all operating from a base camp set up near the site.

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