Sunday, April 12, 2015

Testing New Fire Shelters

Photo:  NIFC
The Forest Service plans to test an improved fire shelter in the field next year. Testing is under way for materials for a shelter that can withstand high temperatures but won’t be too bulky or weigh too much.  Improving firefighter safety and response is a primary goal of the Cohesive Strategy.  Read more about the new fire shelter development program here

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