In this week’s InfoGram Alabaugh Canyon Fire TED-Ed Lesson
In 2007, two firefighters became entrapped while working the Alabaugh Canyon Fire in South Dakota. They had been doing burn out operations near a residence when the fire shifted and they became cut off. As one of them didn’t have his proper gear, the two wound up deploying and using single fire shelter. The Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center produced a short video of the firefighters walking through the events of that day, and has expanded on that video by using TED-Ed to create a lesson. The lesson includes the video, a series of analytical questions, more reports and documentation about the Alabaugh Fire, and a place to discuss the incident’s lessons learned. continued
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