We have a winner in the contest for the first Type 1 IMT assignment

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Ben Watkins is the winner in our contest to guess the date of the first assignment of a Type 1 incident management team on a fire. Mr. Watkins, a County Ranger with the North Carolina Forest Service,  selected May 11. Dueitt’s team was ordered for the Mud Lake Complex in Florida on May 12. Congrats!

Other guesses that were close:

  • May 10: TV, Chris Freeborn, and Travis Durkin
  • May 9: RJ
  • May 15: Mrs. C

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.