60 Minutes will feature CAL FIRE Director Ken Pimlott reviewing the Camp Fire and explaining the complex challenges of how to mitigate these disasters in the future. These strategies include hardening housing structures to withstand ember storms, introducing fire back into the landscape through prescribed and managed fires, and applying the latest technologies to improve […]
Reporting from Lake County News – Cal Fire officials are using a new tool in the battle to contain the Pawnee fire east of Clearlake Oaks. On Wednesday, at the command center located at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Lakeport, Cal Fire hosted a small gathering to unveil the new firefighting technology. John Heggie, a […]
“New High-Tech Tool Models Where Fire Might Move, Helping Crews Battling Pawnee Fire” Andria Borba reports on 3-D technology that is helping firefighters battling the Pawnee Fire stay a step ahead of the flames.
Simtable exhibits at the 2018 GEOINT Symposium in Tampa, Florida, April 22-25. Hosted and produced by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), a non-profit, non-lobbying educational organization, the annual GEOINT Symposium is the nation’s largest gathering of industry, academia, and government to include Defense, Intelligence and Homeland Security Communities as well as commercial, Fed/Civil, State and […]
Simtable will be participating in a Field Experiment sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate School hosted at Camp Roberts, California. February 26 – March 3, 2018
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Despite the recent rain, most of west Austin is just a notch below being listed as a very high risk of wildfires. “In a summer like this summer, the wildfire risk is still high,” said Keri Hines of Texas A&M Forest Service. Hines’ agency has several Simtables, a high tech tool that allows […]
Simtable was deployed on Type 1 Modoc July Complex Wildfire over the summer, amazing to see 2000 firefighters working on 17 simultaneous fires within the complex. We spent several days on site, using Simtable in Operations was a valuable learning experience as we interacted with the several dedicated Incident Management Organizations assigned to the fires.
Simtable Wildfire Simulation video from Texas A&M Forest Service Simtable’s unique training uses interactive agent-based fire modeling, bringing sand table exercises to life in your own high risk areas allowing mitigation and fuels planning in a truly interactive experience.
Island Park, ID Sustainable Fire Community Network recently used Simtable wildfire simulations for a community outreach workshop, part of the summer series – Are You Prepared for Wildfire. Read more in the article “Best Way to Get a Resident’s Attention: Burn Down Their Home (Through a Wildfire Simulation, Of Course)“ by author, Liz Davy.
Simtable used in Education Sessions – Lessons from Type I ICs and Method to our Madness – during WUI Reno 2017. Simtable supports Joe Stutler and his team in running a sandtable exercise exploring complex relationships of multiple incident commanders interacting with an area commander’s team. 201: Leadership Sandtable/SimTable – Lessons from Type I ICs Double Session In this […]