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GeoMAC Provides Critical Support For Ongoing Western Wildfires

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September 5, 2000
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In response to the devastating wildfires that are burning lands across the West, the U.S. Geological Survey has teamed with federal firefighting agencies and private industry to form the Geo-spatial Multi-Agency Coordination group (GeoMAC), which will assist in prioritizing the use of wildfire suppression resources and provide for public and firefighter safety.

Denver -- In response to the devastating wildfires that are burning lands across the West, the U.S. Geological Survey has teamed with federal firefighting agencies and private industry to form the Geo-spatial Multi-Agency Coordination group (GeoMAC), which will assist in prioritizing the use of wildfire suppression resources and provide for public and firefighter safety.


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