National Wildfire Coordinating Group Releases Preparedness Guide for Firefighters and their Families

The National Wildfire Coordinating Group has released a new guide to help wildland firefighters and their families prepare for the realities of this line of work. The draft guide includes sections on what to expect, the hazards of the jobs, and resources that are available. Download here. The NVFC also has a guide designed specifically for volunteer firefighter families to help them adjust to this lifestyle; download here.