Accident Ivestigation Report - CAL FIRE Helitack Crew 404 Burnover

Due to the large size of the entire report, it has been broken down into sections for easier viewing and download. You may also download the whole document as a single file (5.76MB PDF).

Part 1 of 5 (241K PDF)
  • Title Page, Acknowledgements and Table of Contents (with links)
Part 2 of 5 (1.5MB PDF)
  • Maps & Diagrams
  • Site Photograph
  • Executive Summary
  • Accident Review Team Process
Part 3 of 5 (1.4MB PDF)
  • Overview of the Accident
  • Sequence of Events
  • Findings
  • Causal Factors
  • Contributory Factors
  • Non-related Safety Factors
Part 4 of 5 (1.8MB PDF)
  • Appendices

    A. Injuries
    B. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    C. Experience, Training, Qualifications
    D. Fire Environment
    E. Fire Behavior
    F. Fire Behavior Modeling
    G. Fire Behavior Conclusions
    H. Site Examination
    I. Downhill Line Construction Review

Part 5 of 5 (1.8MB PDF)

    J. 10 Standard Firefighting Orders
    K. 18 Situations That Shout “Watch Out”
    L. LCES Review
    M. California OSHA Findings
    M. CAL FIRE Blue Sheet/USFS 24-hour Report
    O. CAL FIRE Green Sheet/USFS 72-hour Report

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