Any perambulation of a particular line or district to guard it; also, the men thus guarding; as, a customs patrol; a fire patrol.
This is a small truck used for mop-up and patrolling for hot spots in wildland fires. In the OCFA, the patrols are assigned with two personnel and the unit carries 200 ft of one inch, hose, 150 gal. of water and a 50 gpm pump.
To travel over a given route to prevent, detect, and suppress fires. Includes interaction with the public for wildland fire prevention and educational purposes. To go back and forth vigilantly over a length of control line during and/or after construction to prevent breakovers, suppress spot fires, and extinguish overlooked hot spots. A person or group of persons who carry out patrol actions.