Tools of the Trade

High-tech firefighting tools - like satellite imagery, fire behavior modeling, fire-retardant materials and water delivery systems - continue to improve, but the most crucial elements are still wildland firefighters and hand tools.

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@smokey_bear a day ago
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During a wildfire, helicopters play a crucial role in supporting firefighters by dropping water from suspended buckā€¦ https://t.co/lpk3gOFk7n

@smokey_bear a day ago

In 2019,
87% of wildfires were caused by humans.


(Source: nifc.gov)