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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    We now have 2 super scoopers in SoCal. They do an excellent job. But unfortunately not the complete answer to the problem.
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    It really depends on the fire conditions. During the Paradise fire, many strike teams did whats called, "fire front following". They...
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    No question. There is a triage process. If it's possible to get out ahead of the fire front, firefighters will go through communities...
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    It's mostly financial and logistic. Having the funds and the manpower to set up the towers and cameras. So far, it works pretty well.
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    I won't disagree with that.
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    Yep, that's in the works. UCSD is establishing a network of cameras across the west for exactly that purpose. I know some guys working...
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    Yep. I know about them. They are hit and miss. The photo examples you showed are the success stories. Some of the fires over the...
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    HAHAHAHAHA! Yeah, sprinklering your property to protect against wildfire? Good luck with that. I've watched 250 gal/min fire streams...
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    Different colored ribbons (flagging tape) indicate different things. Some indicate a predesignated escape route in case conditions go...
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    Firebird replied to the thread Palisades Fire.
    It's a heads up warning for other firefighters in the area for a tree that could potentially fall and injure or kill someone. Not sure...
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    Firebird replied to the thread Surfing - The Official Thread.
    That looked like real surfing.
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    Firebird replied to the thread erBB Kauai people - please help.
    We did Kauai Backcountry Adventure Inner Tube ride last time we were there. It was pretty cool. Worth doing. Beautiful 4x4 drive up...
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    Firebird replied to the thread Surfer Presents VELO.
    I don't even know what any of this means.
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    That's actually a photo of me with Shawn Weatherly. I'm going to need you to stop trying to assume my identity.
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    Happy bday buddy. I'll be on Liberty Bay in July. PM me for beers in Keyport or somewhere closer to you.