fire warden

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an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest

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But all the ingredients, including the aftereffects of the December 2008 ice storm, are in place for such fires, said David Celino, the state's chief forest fire warden in the state Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Although some fire wardens are chosen because of special skills, such as EMS training, most wardens are volunteer leaders who have simply agreed to assist in companywide evacuations.
They familiarize all occupants, not only the fire wardens, with the evacuation procedure and other parts of the fire safety plan.
No one would be left except for a fire warden in each district," said Trevor Augostino, vice president of local 2948, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Among his many other activities, he was a Forest Fire Warden for the City of Worcester and served as a fire consultant to Quinsigamond Community College, the Massachusetts Chancellor of Higher Education, the Massachusetts Department of Education, the State Fire Marshall, the Massachusetts Fire Chief's Association, and for the State Civil Service entrance and promotional fire fighting exams.
The Coventry and District Standard Bearers' Association is to offer its services at the unveiling of a plaque at Coventry Cathedral to commemorate those who served in the Home Guard or in other capacities, such as as fire wardens.
The bureau maintains a fire-detection system and works with fire wardens and volunteer fire departments to ensure that they are trained in the latest advances in fire prevention and suppression.
The Bureau of Forestry maintains a wildland-firefighting organization in Pennsylvania that is a partnership of Bureau of Forestry employees, volunteer forest fire wardens, crewmembers and local volunteer fire companies.
The main objective of our district fire wardens is passing along information from the weather service, looking a day or two ahead as to what they can expect for fire conditions.
The bureau maintains a fire-detection system, and works with fire wardens and volunteer fire departments to ensure they are trained in the latest advances in fire prevention and suppression.
Appoint fire wardens who will evacuate building occupants during a fire.
He added: "We organise yearly trainings for our staff as well as the staff working with companies operating within the high-tech park to ensure the preparedness of certified fire wardens that can assist and lead their colleagues in case of emergencies.
Helmets, overalls, goggles, first aid kit, gloves, boots, clothing for fire wardens and other supplementary material intervention in extinguishing forest fires.
They noted that more than 700 members of staff have been trained up as fire wardens to ensure safety requirements following recommendations from West YorKshire Fire service.