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Fire camp

The base fire camp set up to fight the Taylor fire in Coconino National Forest in 2009.
The fire camp for the Hughey Fire near Medford in 1940

A fire camp is a

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  • Idaho Mountain Express: Department of Lands helped during wildfire - December 24, 2013

Further reading


  1. ^ Omi 2005, p. 307.



See also


  • See also 1
  • References 2
    • Citations 2.1
    • Sources 2.2
    • Further reading 2.3

A fire camp is separate from the Incident Command Post and Incident Base. Although the fire camp is sometimes adjacent to these, it is more often located in satellite fashion, to better support incident operations.

. Fire camps may also provide minor maintenance and servicing of equipment. Wildland firefighters (NIMS), a fire camp is one of five predesignated temporary facilities. Fire camps provide certain essential auxiliary forms of support, such as food, sleeping areas, and sanitation for National Incident Management System According to the [1]

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