The Payson Fire Department has a tool to help show the danger — the Simtable. The fire simulator helps responders prepare for wildfires, floods, evacuations, storms and other emergencies as well as educate the public. Moreover, the Simtable can help Staub and McCully pinpoint the most dangerous large overgrown plots of land sandwiched between housing […]
Simtable installed for the US Forest Service at the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center in McClellan Airbase in Sacramento. The WFTC was created to implement National Fire Plan direction for the accelerated development and training of wildland firefighters. This is in the main training academy for USFS and includes a 15′ Simtable.
Over 100 Simtables are deployed in city, state and federal agencies and in colleges and universities. They are being used in certified curriculum training exercises for mitigation planning in wildland fire and other emergency management scenarios. Government entities purchasing SimTables include the USDA, USFS, BLM, DOE along with State, County and City municipalities.