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SAFENET ID:
20161004-0001
Event Start Date:
09/23/2016 1600
Event Stop Date:
09/23/2016 1900 
Incident Name:
Fulton Fire
Fire Number:
P3KP8T 
State:
Arizona
Jurisdiction:
USFS
Local Unit:
Tonto National Forest
Incident Type:
Wildland
Incident Activity:
Line, Transport to/from
Stage of Incident:
Extended Attack
Position Title:
Ihc Squad Leader 
Task:
Driving on incident to backfire 
Management Level:
2
Resources Involved:
Dalton Hotshtos and Recources on Div. Tango 
Contributing Factors
Contributing Factors:
Equipment
Human Factors:
 
Other Factors:
 
Narrative
Describe in detail what happened including the concern or potential issue, the environment (weather, terrain, fire behavior, etc), and the resulting health issue.
While assigned to Div. Tango on the Fulton Fire one crew buggy broke down and blocked a vital road that was being used for backfire operations. The breakdown was caused by truck trying to go through the regeneration process while driving. We where on dirt forest road when the truck notified the need for a park regen. The road was narrow so we pushed the regen inhibitor so we could pull to a safe area and begin the parked regen. 10 seconds after the light came on for the regen the truck started losing power. I continued to downshift to try and make it up the grade when the truck completely died. We notified Div. Tango that our truck was not working and we where blocking the road. I tried to perform the parked regen at this time but truck would not stay running long enough to perform clear the DPF filter. We had to get the truck towed and redirect traffic during a vital burn operation on Div. Tango. I believe the DPF system on emergency vehicles is a safety hazard and on the Fulton fire this was true.
Immediate Action Taken
Reporting Individual : please describe actions you took to correct or mitigate the unsafe/unhealthful event.
When it came to the truck no action could be taken to fix the problem. Notification where made to ensure we did not block traffic and get it to be redirected.


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