Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center - -Milepost 97 Fire- Object Strikes Crewmember

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Shortly after midnight on July 29th, an IHC was facilitating a burnout operation when an object that was neither identified nor heard – began rolling. The object ultimately struck one of the crew members in the head. The impact resulted in a fall and loss of consciousness.

Could you properly strap this Stokes litter under pressure

in the dark?

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