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  • "What Firefighters Need to Know About Red Flag WarningsThis poster describes how dry fuels and weather combine to create erratic and hazardous fire behavior that can be dangerous to firefighters.   The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning when these conditions are likely.  Find out when they are issued and how to be notified. The poster is available in a powerpoint (.ppt) format by request.
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Burlington NWS office covers all of Vermont except Bennington and Windham counties.
Albany NWS office covers Bennington and Windham counties.
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  • 6-Minutes for Safety - Every day is a training day. The Federal Fire and Aviation Safety Team addresses high risk situations that get people in trouble on a daily basis.
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