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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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In 2017,
63,546 human-caused wildfires burned nearly
5 million acres.


(Source: nifc.gov)