Videos

Firefighters Protect American Flag during North Carolina Wildfire

Lake Lure resident finds flag is safe after being evacuated   LAKE LURE, N.C. (WTVD) – A woman who was forced to evacuate due to the wildfires in Western North Carolina found a wonderful surprise when she returned home. In ...

Read More »

N.C. State Researchers Put Fire Gear to the Test

UL lab allows researchers to push PPE to the limits   RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Researchers at N.C. State are working to find better ways to protect firefighters fighting wildfires. They received a grant from FEMA after a group of ...

Read More »

North Peace Smokejumpers

A look at the BCFS Para-attack Program   North Peace Smokejumpers – Assembled by CJ a few summers ago. For more recent information head to over to smokejumper.ca

Read More »

Preparing Your Home for Wildfire Season with the VERSAX Fire Pump

Fully equipped with professional grade equipment including a powerful self-priming 2-stage fire pump powered by a Honda engine. This home fire pump is simple to set up and operate, easy to maneuver, and offers superior performance. You can use this ...

Read More »

Video: Firefighters Deployed to Fort McMurray Undergo Testing of Smoke Exposure

University of Alberta begins testing firefighters at wildfire for smoke exposure   Related in FireRescue Magazine: Breathe Deep (Davies) A look at the importance of lung and heart health for firefighters and presents strategies for keeping them healthy Options for ...

Read More »

Most of Fort McMurray Spared from Wildfire

Officials review Alberta wildfire damage and plan for return of evacuees   FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Alberta’s premier has declared Canada’s oil sands city has been largely saved and said a plan will be put together within two weeks ...

Read More »

Global Supertanker Arrives in Colorado

Boeing 747-400 can carry 19,400 gallons   The nation’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready to call Colorado Springs home. Global SuperTanker Services LLC company CEO and founder Jim Wheeler, brought the Boeing 747-400 to Colorado Springs Airport on Tuesday ahead ...

Read More »

Videos: Firefighters Contain Missouri Grass Fire

Video shows “fire tornado” during grass fire in Platte County   WESTON, Mo. (AP) — Firefighters are dousing hotspots at the site of a northwest Missouri grass fire that damaged up to 1,500 acres of land and briefly spawned a ...

Read More »