Wildland Fire News

A selection of news releases and stories related to wildland fire management. For details about ongoing wildfires, visit the National Interagency Fire Center.

The Future of Fire Management


As we look ahead to the 2024 fire year, Interior is focused on firefighter pay and workforce transformation; collaboration and partnerships; future challenges; and fresh opportunities.

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Wildfire in the Land of Down Under


As Australia enters its typical fire year, we recently chatted with Peter Brick, Senior Emergency Management Capability Specialist for the Australian state of Victoria’s Forest Fire Management, about bushfire management in Australia, the changing fire environment, his career, and the small-world nature of wildland fire management.

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