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BASE CAMP [1 record]

Record 1 2005-05-27


Subject field(s)
  • Fire-Fighting Services
  • Brush, Prairie and Forest Fires
  • Fire-Fighting Techniques

A strategically located camp through which personnel, equipment, and supplies are distributed to line camps; usually serves as the fire headquarters from which key personnel plan and direct suppression operations.


base camp: term used by Parks Canada.


  • Service d'incendie
  • Incendies de végétation
  • Manœuvres d'intervention (incendies)

Dans le cadre de la lutte contre les incendies de forêts, installation située stratégiquement et servant de base d'opération à partir de laquelle sont déployés le personnel, le matériel et l'équipement vers les campements de ligne d'arrêt.


camp de base : terme en usage à Parcs Canada.


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