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LACoFD Catalina Brush Fire Drill - April 2017

In April of 2017 I flew to Santa Catalina Island with members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department to document a large scale brush fire training drill. This was not as much an active fire drill as it was a logistics drill to train in coordinating the movement of fire crews and apparatus to the island of coast of southern California in the event of a substantial brush fire. The Los Angeles County Fire Department, along with the Avalon Fire Department, are responsible for fire suppression on the large island. Transportation to the island was provided by the LASD's Air Rescue 5 and the return trip by LACoFD (Firehawk) Copter 19. © Craig Durling

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FAP Episode #13 - Photographing a Fire Academy

faplogosmall(Duration - 58:37) In this episode of the Fireground Action Photography podcast Ross B. tells us what he's experienced while photographing a Fire Recruit Academy as they learn the trade. Our Gadget of the Week is the Pantone Huey monitor color correction system (available above via Amazon.com) Here are some related links you may find useful: Verdugo Fire Academy - For more information on the Verdugo Fire Academy www.firepictures.com - Featuring the photography of Ross A. Benson, including his academy coverage. www.pantone.com - For information on the Pantone Huey monitor color correction system

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