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Wisconsin. State Conservation Committee (1915-27) / Biennial report of the State Conservation Commission of Wisconsin for the years 1915 and 1916
(1916)

Appendix to report of forestry division. Forest fire plan,   pp. [121]-138 PDF (3.3 MB)


Page 124


124       WISCONSIN    CONSERVATION     COMMISSION
                    OUTLINE PLAN.
1. ORGANIZATION
    Protected area
      Co6peration
    Diagram protective force
    Permanent force
      Head ranger, duties and responsibilities
      District ranger, duties and responsibilities
      Forest Assistants
      Permanent workmen
    Temporary force
      Federal patrolmen
      Workmen
    Emergency force
      Local residents
      Payment of outside fire fighters
2. PREVENTION
     Cleaning up slashings and fire traps
     Posting of fire notices and warnings
     Guidance of tourists
     Press items and magazine articles
     Personal appeals
     Apprehension of individuals who set fires
     Improvement of spark arresting devices
     Record of fires
3. DETECTION
     Lookout towers
       Equipment
       Triangulation system for locating fires
       Instructions to tower men
     Patrol during dry seasons
       Instructions to patrol men
     Hydro-aeroplane observation
     Communication
     Telephone lines
         Inspection
       Portable phones
4. CONTROL
     Fire lines
     Roads and trails
     Tool boxes
       Location
       Equipment
     Transportation
       Auto trucks
       Velocipedes
5. COST OF PROTECTION
6. SUMMARY OF IMPROVEMENTS AND EQUIPMENT
7. DISTRIBUTION OF PROTECTIVE FORCE


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