Wildland Firefighting

PGI, Inc. manufactures FireLine(TM), a high-quality line of flame-resistant brush clothing. These state-of-the-art garments are designed to reduce the heat stress associated with fighting brush and most nonstructural fires without sacrificing protection or toughness. PGI FireLine(TM) garments are UL-classified to meet or exceed NFPA 1977, Standard on Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting (1998 edition). The garments are lightweight, breathable, absorbent, and generously cu
Wildland Firefighting

PGI, Inc. manufactures FireLine(TM), a high-quality line of flame-resistant brush clothing. These state-of-the-art garments are designed to reduce the heat stress associated with fighting brush and most nonstructural fires without sacrificing protection or toughness. PGI FireLine(TM) garments are UL-classified to meet or exceed NFPA 1977, Standard on Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting (1993 edition). The garments are lightweight, breathable, absorbent, and generously cu
Wildland Firefighting

The A-TACT 510-C WILDLAND GOGGLE by Paulson Manufacturing Corporation is one of a number of available models. All A-TAC models fit over prescription sun or safety glasses. The outer lens is hard-coated and the inner lens antifog coated. The 510-EB features a quick-release buckle on a fire-retardant elastic headband. All Paulson A-TAC goggles are accessories to a firefighter`s ensemble and meet the applicable NFPA performance standards. (800) 542-2451.
Wildland Firefighting

Midlands ATVs, Inc.: Equipped to fight a variety of fires in hard-to-access terrain. Amphibious vehicle engineered for remote wildland firefighting, search and rescue, personnel and equipment transport, EMS, and haz-mat response. Carries 100 gallons of water; can spray water, foam, or gel at fire. May be designed to meet any fire service need. (803) 564-3298.
Wildland Firefighting

American TriTech: Computer-aided dispatch system designed for urban and wildland fire departments. Incorporates vehicle routing, high-resolution integrated mapping functionality, graphical reports, and a fire and emergency medical triage system. Built around MicrosoftT Windows NTTM platform and SQL ServerTM Database. (619) 453-7000.
Wildland Firefighting

American Firewear, Inc.: Available in NomexT IIIa or FR cotton. Abrasion-resistant jacket and pants. Clip-on strap on jacket for gloves and other essentials. Gear certified by UL to meet or exceed NFPA 1977-1993 and CAL-OSHA article 10.1, Section 3406 (c) Protective Clothing Other Than Wildland Clothing. (800) 264-3333.
Wildland Firefighting

"In reviewing current conditions, it is evident that wildland/urban interface fire protection and prevention is not a new problem, nor are the recommended solutions newly conceived. Many of the reports and recommendations generated in the aftermath of the wildfires that destroyed homes are very similar in content and substance U. The problem is not one of finding new solutions to an old problem but of implementing known solutions. Deferred decision making is as much a problem as the fires the
Wildland Firefighting

Pierce Manufacturing, Inc.: Four-wheel-drive unit has 120-cfm PneumaxT CAFS and 850-gallon polypropylene tank. Tank can be equipped with integral Class A foam tanks. 300-gpm bumper turret discharges water, foam solution, or CAF. Four body styles available on Navistar 4800 four-wheel-drive chassis with an Allison automatic transmission. Diesel engines available in ratings between 250 and 325 hp. 33,000-pound GVWR. NFPA 1906-compliant. (920) 832-3000.
Wildland Firefighting

The Rural Fire Protection in America (RFPIA) Steering Committee, comprised of representatives of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), briefed some 50 congressional staff members on wildland firefighting in October. The committee`s objectives were to make the staffers aware that the threat of wildland fires has been increasing in recent years (the past wildfire season was the worst since 1969) and of the critical role rural volunteer f
Wildland Firefighting

American TriTech: Computer-aided dispatch system designed for urban and wildland fire departments. Incorporates vehicle routing, high-resolution integrated mapping functionality, graphical reports, and a fire and emergency medical triage system. Built around Microsoftt Windows NTTM platform and SQL ServerTM Database. (619) 453-7000.