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.

Helping Seasoned Wildland Fire Professionals Train the Next Generation


One of the greatest challenges in wildland fire education is that individual instructors also have day jobs, and opportunities to learn how to be better teachers have been limited. A new partnership with the University of Kentucky’s Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching provided an opportunity this spring for wildland fire instructors to improve their teaching techniques so they can help the next generation of wildland fire professionals develop new skills.

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Welcome to FireNet, Where Wildland Fire Agencies Collaborate


With tens of thousands of wildland firefighting agencies spread throughout the U.S., achieving seamless information sharing and communication has historically been complex. FireNet provides a shared, secure single point of access to facilitate national wildland fire management across personnel from diverse organizations, regardless of affiliation.

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