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The New Generation Fire Shelter

Date: May 11, 2010

The New Generation Fire Shelter - National Wildfire Coordinating Group 2003 - NFES 2712

The new generation fire shelter offers improved protection from radiant and convective heat. All federal, state, and local wildland firefighters carry the fire shelter while working federal fires. As always, the fire shelter should be used only as a last resort. No product will guarantee a firefighters survival in an entrapment situation. Firefighters should do everything they can to avoid situations where they need to deploy a fire shelter.

Topic(s): Fire Behavior
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 16010
Record updated: Jan 28, 2018