Smokey Bear: Fighting Wildfires - The Front Line

Wildfires are always burning somewhere in the United States (See the Active Wildfire Map).

Dedicated men and women endure exhausting work, harsh living conditions, and long separations from friends and family to protect you and our nation’s natural resources from the impacts of unwanted wildfires. The work of wildland firefighters benefits us all, yet most people know very little about who they are, what they do and the tools of their trade.

From prevention to containment, learn about the many types of wildland firefighters protecting our nation from the ravages of unwanted wildfires.


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Natural Disasters, Wildfires
Firefighter
K-6, Middle School, High School
2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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