Firefighter http://nwpr.org en Forest Service Gives Different Picture Of Firefighter’s Death http://nwpr.org/post/forest-service-gives-different-picture-firefighter-s-death <p>The U.S. Forest Service says the death of a 20-year-old firefighter in Idaho last summer was a “chance” occurrence. The new report is in sharp contrast to the findings of federal workplace safety investigators. Jessica Robinson reports. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:32:25 +0000 Jessica Robinson 22934 at http://nwpr.org Forest Service Gives Different Picture Of Firefighter’s Death Report: ‘Extremely Unsafe’ Tactics At Blaze That Killed Firefighter http://nwpr.org/post/report-extremely-unsafe-tactics-blaze-killed-firefighter <p>Managers at a blaze in north Idaho were warned about hazardous conditions the day before a 20-year-old firefighter died on the job. That’s according to an informal report by the head of a federal hotshot crew, which refused to work on the fire. Correspondent Jessica Robinson has more. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:14:08 +0000 Jessica Robinson 13810 at http://nwpr.org Report: ‘Extremely Unsafe’ Tactics At Blaze That Killed Firefighter Firefighting Still Dangerous, But For Different Reasons http://nwpr.org/post/firefighting-still-dangerous-different-reasons <p>The U.S. Forest Service has identified a firefighter killed in Idaho on Sunday as 20-year-old Anne Veseth, of Moscow, Idaho. She was struck by a falling tree at the Steep Corner Fire southeast of Coeur d&rsquo;Alene. As Jessica Robinson reports, firefighting deaths fluctuate from year to year, but the biggest source of that danger has shifted. Tue, 14 Aug 2012 12:58:22 +0000 Jessica Robinson 13397 at http://nwpr.org Firefighting Still Dangerous, But For Different Reasons