People

People are the primary resource fire managers utilize.

Fire Information

SmokyBear teaches kids the importance of fire prevention. NPS Photo. Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, California, 2009.

In Fire Camp

White peaked tents at dusk shelter firefighters at base camp. NPS / Carol Jandrall. Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, California, 2009.

On the Fire Line

Tree felling is frequent and one of the most hazardous jobs on the fireline. Sawyers go out in pairs, with one running the chainsaw as the spotter looks for hazards. NPS Photo. Glacier National Park, Montana, 2001.