Vallfirest: Forestry Backpack Xtreme Pack

Designed for use in the harshest of conditions     Vallfirest The Xtreme Pack is an all-new wildland backpack specially designed for use in the harshest of conditions, offering fire-fighters greater performance, comfort and flexibility in their extinguishing and wildland ...

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Fire Shelters: The Last Resort

Recent burnover raises questions about emergency fire shelters     By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After flames trapped 14 firefighters in California and they had to use last-resort fire shelters to survive, questions are emerging about ...

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Overrun, Firefighters Deploy Shelters in California Wildfire

14 firefighters overrun and injured     By MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press SHAVER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — More than a dozen California firefighters trying to protect a fire station in rugged mountains were overrun by flames ...

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