Structural Fire

"A structure fire is any fire that is not a wildland fire"

The National Park Service is the nation's steward for thousands of structures, many of them historic such as Independence Hall, many national icons such as the Statue of Liberty. These structures include hotels, cabins, visitor centers, archives, museums, offices and buildings used by concessions. These structures comprise the largest system of museums in the world holding more than 100 million objects, artifacts, and archives.

Prevention of Structural Fires
Prevention of Structural Fires

The goal is to prevent the loss of life and property from the adverse effects of structural fire.

structural firefighters suppressing a vehicle fire in training
Suppression of Structural Fires

NPS structural firefighters will respond to many types of fires including vehicle, RV, dumpster, and many other incidents.

Last updated: June 6, 2018