Bumpup Method

What is Bumpup Method?

Bumpup Method meaning in Safety terms is

  • Progressive method of fireline construction on a wildfire without changing relative positions in the line. Work is begun with a suitable space between workers; whenever one worker overtakes another, all of those ahead move one space forward and resume work on the uncompleted part of the line. The last worker does not move ahead until work is completed in his/her space. Forward progress of the crew is coordinated by a crew boss. 



reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group