Announcing the 2019 Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-grant Winners! Sponsored by WATERAX
The following twelve talented wildland firefighters — winners of the inaugural Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-grant cycle. Chosen from among many talented applicants, the selectees represent a cross-section of U.S. and Canadian wildland firefighters intent on telling the story of wildland fire in creative, authentic, insightful and compelling ways.
Prescribed and Controlled Burns Often Kick Off by Drip Torch Use
Controlled burns, prescribed burns, and backfires are all similar terms for a wildland fire that is intentionally lit to create a natural firebreak in front of a main fire front, to reduce fuel buildup and decrease the potential for a hotter and more serious wildland fire, or to renew forest areas by stimulating germination of some trees and increasing seedling growth.
A PUMP FAILURE AT A CRITICAL TIME OUT IN THE FIELD CAN RESULT IN DEVASTATING LOSSES.
Consequently, WATERAX is tirelessly dedicated to providing the highest quality Genuine pump parts. The care and precision taken in producing these parts ensures the reliability that has made WATERAX pumps the benchmark of excellence in forest firefighting.
When it comes to fighting fire, you understand that being prepared takes the right planning, the right equipment, and the right people. WATERAX offers a complete line of high-pressure centrifugal portable fire pumps and components suited to meet the most difficult water handling requirements.
WATERAX supports wildland firefighters as they protect communities, promote healthy forests and restore ecological integrity. Headquartered in Montreal, WATERAX sets the industry standard by developing innovative, portable fire pumps and water-handling equipment designed to withstand demanding applications and rugged environments.