Fire Weather Photo Gallery

A photo of IMET Mike Edmonston at the site of the Burgdorf Junction wildfire that occurred in Idaho in August 2000.
IMET Mike Edmonston at the site of the Burgdorf Junction wildfire that occurred in Idaho in August 2000.

A photo of typical fuels found in Florida (#7 Southern Rough) including Palmetto, Galberry, Ti Ti, and Long Leaf Pine.
Typical fuels found in Florida (#7 Southern Rough) include Palmetto, Galberry, Ti Ti, and Long Leaf Pine.

A photo of typical Florida fuels on fire.
These same Florida fuels on fire.

A photo of a female firefighter hauling hose on a Florida wildfire.
A female firefighter hauling hose on a Florida wildfire. Note the flame lengths.

A photo of a weather briefing at fire camp.
A weather briefing at fire camp.

A photo of 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.
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.

A photo of a Fire Behavior Analyst and and IMET (in rear).
NWS Incident Meteorologists (IMETS; background) provide input for Fire Behavior Analysts' calculations (foreground).

A photo of an Ericson Skycrane at a dip site.
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.

A photo of firefighters at an urban--wildfire interface.
A photo of firefighters at an urban--wildfire interface.
Firefighters at an urban--wildfire interface. This is becoming an increasing concern as people build more homes in and near forested land.

A photo of another hazard faced by Florida forefighters.
Another hazard faced by Florida firefighters.


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