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Duties (Fire Management)

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The Comanche Nation Fire Program Engine and Type II Initial Attack Hand Crew member duties include:


• Drives the fire engine to wild land fire locations and positions it accordingly.


• Serves on crews performing duties in fire prevention and suppression.


• Cleans, recondition, and stores simple fire tools and equipment.


• Also special tribal event that may occur through the season.


• Lays or directs hose in the use of water.


• Chops, carries, and piles logging slash.


• May be required to work extended hours to under extremely difficult and demanding conditions.


• Searches out and extinguishes burning materials by moving dirt, applying water by hose or backpack pump.


• Performs prescribed burning crew duties in order to reduce fuel hazards and disease while protecting wildlife.


• Patrols fire line to locate and extinguish sparks, flare-ups, and hot spots that may threaten loss of control of the fire.


• Operates an engine used to pump and distribute water necessary to the suppression and extinguishing of wild land fires.


• Assists with fire dispatch through operation of radios, telephones, and other necessary equipment to exchange information for fire weather and other forest suppression activities.


• Assists with fire dispatch through operation or radio, and other necessary equipment to exchange information for fire weather and other forest suppression activities.


• Moves dirt, chop brush, and falls small trees to build fire line using various hand tools such as axes, shovels, pulaskis, and mcleods to control spreading wild land fire and/or prepare lines prior to controlled burning.

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