Determining the performance of fire shelters for wildland firefighters

Blog Post created by sranganathan Employee on Aug 1, 2018

A recent North Carolina State University research project has led to the development of advanced fire shelter materials options, as well as an enhanced technical basis for evaluating fire shelter materials alternatives. In this video clip, you’ll meet Dr. Roger L. Barker and John Morton-Aslanis, both from North Carolina State, who give us a glimpse of the project that includes fire-blocking materials, the connection between lab tests and shelter performance in fires, and more.


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