Wildland Fire: Lessons Learned

A lesson is learned when we change our behavior.

The wildland fire community uses lessons from the past and present to improve for the future. This is important to improve safe work practices, advance organizational learning, and share lessons and knowledge within the entire wildland fire community.

firefighters using a boat to go to a prescribed fire
What additional safety briefings and mitigations should take place when using a boat as transportation during prescribed fire operations? Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

NPS / Tomas Liogys

Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center
The mission of the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center is to promote learning in the wildland fire service by providing useful and relevant products and services that help to reveal the complexity and risk in the wildland fire environment.

Reviews and Investigations
This page was developed with the intent to collect and share knowledge from previous incidents to assist in improving safety, performance, efficiency, and organizational learning throughout the entire wildland fire community.

Last updated: March 2, 2018