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WATERAX: Supporting What We Believe In

WATERAX wildland storytelling

This is WATERAX’s third year sponsoring the Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-Grant, part of the Smokey Generation Wildland Fire Oral History Project.  The grants are awarded to deserving writers and creative people, many with frontline experience in wildland firefighting, all passionate about ...

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Vallfirest Introduces CO Filter vft Astrea

vft Astrea CO filter

Vallfirest and Astrea Materials have developed the first and only filter for wildland firefighters capable of eliminating CO, Formaldehyde, and NOx. One of the Top 5 Wildfire Smoke Hazards is Carbon Monoxide (CO), present at different stages in wildland firefighting ...

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Demob Hose Lays Faster – How-to Melon Roll

Our firefighting friends in British Columbia swear by the melon roll method when they need to demobilize hose in the field. The big benefit over end or centre rolling is of course speed, as WATERAX Product specialist Alex demonstrates in ...

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Vallfirest Tactical Unit: Wildfires Are Changing. Firefighting Tools Needed a Change, Too.

Vallfirest Tactical Unit in woods

Fueled by the climate crisis, wildland fires are becoming faster, more unpredictable and more devastating. Being able to respond to extreme situations guaranteeing the safety of first responders means more strategic deployments and advanced maneuvers. Anticipation is key to win ...

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Vallfirest Tactical Unit 1

Wildfires are changing, firefighting tools need a change too.     Vallfirest A multi-functional module designed to handle any type of wildland fire emergency. Read More

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The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 4

Meet Louis Evert, co-founder of the German organization Forest Fire Watch     Vallfirest   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest)   Learn more about the Wildfire Diaries

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International Falls Fire Department Quickly Extinguishes Wildfire on the Shore of Minnesota’s Rainy Lake

Firefighters wipe out blaze that jumped across open water to Voyageurs National Park   SUPERIOR, Wis. (May 25, 2021) – Northern Minnesota’s International Falls Fire Department (IFFD), together with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, quickly extinguished a dangerous wildfire ...

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