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Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Tue Apr 15 05:37:18 UTC 2008


Jan T. Pharo wrote:
> Eric H Christensen <eric at christensenplace.us>, Mon, 14 Apr 2008
> 18:17:06 -0400:
>
>   
>> According to my Fireline Handbook a staging area is represented by circle with a "S" in the middle.
>>     
>
> Could someone please explain to a non-american: What _is_ a 'Staging
> area' other than an area where you build a stage (like, for
> performances/concerts)
>
>   
A place where you gather personnel, equipment, supplies, vehicles, etc. 
before starting out on a major activity, expedition, etc. 
[ Think of most of south-east England just before June 6, 1944 . ]




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