Wildland Fire

The National Park Service manages wildland fire to protect the public, communities and infrastructure, conserve natural and cultural resources, and restore and maintain ecological health.

Woman with a flapper tool keeps fire in meadow in check.

Prescribed fire is an important part of the National Park Service Wildland Fire Management Program.

Panoramic Lookout Photographs

Panoramic Lookout Photographs

Interested in history? Learn about this little known story from the 1930’s and what the project tells us about national parks today.

Jobs

Wildland Fire Jobs

Employment with the National Park Service offers a variety of exciting opportunities.The National Park Service’s fire program includes nearly 400 permanent employees and 600 seasonal employees.

Fire Stories

Fire Stories

Fire stories from the national parks highlight events, incidents, education, technology, partnerships, and more associated with fire and fuels management.

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

A variety of National Park Service fire images from Acadia to Zion. View photo galleries of recent photo contests, engines, regeneration, fire in the night and more.