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By Roger Dey

Lincoln Fire Rescue hosts Basic Wildland Firefighting class


Roger Dey

Assistant Fire Chief Derek Perez explains a basic direct hose lay for initial attack on a wildfire, versus a more involved set up often used in mop-up operations.

Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue hosted firefighters from five other districts last weekend for a Basic Wildland Firefighter course sponsored by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.

Twenty volunteer firefighters from Lincoln, Seeley Lake, Potomac, Ovando, Helmville and Greenough participated in the twenty-hour course that got underway Friday night and wrapped up Sunday a...

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