The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) conducted the first-ever full-scale wildfire demonstration at the IBHS Research Center in South Carolina on March 24.
The Ready, Set, Go! program was launched nationally at Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) 2011. Ready, Set, Go! offers tools and resources for local responders to teach individuals who live in high-risk areas how to best prepare themselves and their properties against wildland fire threats.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) released two documents to address the wildland fire management challenges across America.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a recognized leader on fire and life safety, announced a formalized relationship with Partners in Protection (PiP), a Canadian non-profit association focused on reducing wildland fire loss.
The Wildland Fire Operations Division (WFOD) of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is looking for presenters to speak on wildfire-related issues.
Land managers know the benefits of prescribed burning of fields, grasslands, and forests, but finding an appropriate time to conduct a burn can pose a problem.
The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Firewise Communities program today announced the 2010 Firewise Leadership Award winners, recognizing the most significant local efforts in safeguarding people and communities from the threat of wildfire.
The Institute for Business & Home Safety, the Savannah River National Laboratory, the US Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Research Station and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science & Technology Directorate invite the media on March 24, 2011, to the IBHS Research Center, Richburg, South Carolina, for a demonstration of the lab’s wildfire research.
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) Company, announced it has placed a Pierce Saber wildland firefighting vehicle in service at the Dunsmuir Fire Department in Dunsmuir, California.
Forestry Suppliers, Inc.’s VEHICLE ORGANIZER attaches easily to your vehicle’s seat back and holds everything from pens and papers to two-liter bottles and flashlights. Large compartments hold files, papers, notebooks, and much larger items such as thermos bottles. The front pouches accommodate radios, cell phones, and pens and markers, and the zippered center compartment keeps small and personal items secure. An adjustable strap secures the organizer to the headrest and also serves as a shoulder/carry strap.