|Fire Weather Photo Gallery
IMET Mike Edmonston at the site of the Burgdorf Junction wildfire that occurred in Idaho in August 2000.
Typical fuels found in Florida (#7 Southern Rough) include Palmetto, Galberry,
Ti Ti, and Long Leaf Pine.
These same Florida fuels on fire.
A female firefighter hauling hose on a Florida wildfire. Note the flame lengths.
A weather briefing at fire camp.
A sling psychrometer from a belt weather kit (on ground) being used to measure
dry bulb temperature and wet bulb temperature near a fire line.
NWS Incident Meteorologists (IMETS; background) provide input for Fire Behavior
Analysts' calculations (foreground).
An Ericson Skycrane at a dip site. These choppers collect water from natural
sources and then fly over the fire zone to dump water on the fire.
Firefighters at an urban--wildfire interface. This is becoming an increasing
concern as people build more homes in and near forested land.
Another hazard faced by Florida firefighters.