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Wildland Firefighters Advanced Personal Protection System (WLFF – APPS) Fact Sheet


Wildland fires have no boundaries. Wildland firefighters must hike to remote and sometimes distant locations to respond to fires. These challenges are made more difficult by the extreme heat and humidity that typically accompany wildland fires. Additionally, the heavy personal protective gear needed to perform duties makes heat stress a major concern for wildland firefighting personnel.

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Wildland Firefighters Advanced Personal Protection System Fact Sheet (2016) PDF 153.04 KB
Last Updated: 01/12/2023
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