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What types of procedures do you follow in the event of a potential forest fire?

Life in the outdoors is my one of favorite hobbies. #career-choice

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Curtis’s Answer

I can't tell if you are asking about becoming a Wildland Firefighter or if you just want to know what to do it you are hiking and camping and one occurs.

This is an excellent article on Fire Safety for hiking etc. that may answer one of your questions. https://www.outsideonline.com/2321201/how-escape-wildfire-when-youre-hiking

If you have a desire to become a Wildland Firefighter with the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management etc, then I recommend starting here:

https://www.nwcg.gov/how-to-become-a-wildland-firefighter

Curtis recommends the following next steps:

Visit the websites provided
Determine if you have the physical and mental ability to do the job
Take next steps to prepare yourself for applying either directly or after getting Fire Science education
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Jonathan’s Answer

The most important thing to do is Pay Attention to Your Surroundings. Keep track of the weather, fires near you, and listen to instructions from local authorities. Be ready to leave quickly with your Go-Kit. You might not get an official notice to evacuate. Be ready to leave if local authorities advise, or if you feel you are in danger.
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