Wildland

The Firehouse.com Wildland product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various wildland and WUI firefighting equipment and tools, including Pulaski tools, fire shelters, fire rakes, forestry hose, Indian pumps, handrools, equipment packs, wildland PPE and footwear and sawyer equipment options.
Apparatus

Type 3 Pumper Rolls Over Responding in Butte County, CA

July 4, 2024
Firefighters from Cal Fire's Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit were injured when the engine rolled over in Butte County.
Hector Amezcua/The Sacramento Bee
Wildland

High Temperatures Increase Wildfire Threat Around CA

July 4, 2024
Officials around California are concerned with the ongoing heatwave and the impact that may have on current and new wildfires.
Tech & Comm

University of Oregon to Use AI to Spot Wildfires

June 27, 2024
Using AI will be a game-changer, giving firefighters a heads up on many wildfires well before any human would have identified them and called them in.
Fire chief speaks on dangerous conditions that killed Matt Burchett, injured Daniel Burns
Safety & Health

Draper City, UT, Fire Chief Recalls Death of Colleague Killed in Wildfire

June 27, 2024
Learning that a hotshot was seriously hurt this week, hit home for Draper City Fire Chief Clint Smith who lost his colleague in 2018.
Utah firefighter injured while fighting Little Twist wildfire
Safety & Health

Hotshot Hit by Tree While Battling Wildfire near Beaver, UT

June 25, 2024
Bonneville Hotshot Daniel Burns, who was operating at the Little Twist fire, has a long road to recovery.