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Petrilli, Tony . 2005. Large New Generation Fire Shelter Now Available. 0551 2325P. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. 4 p.

Discusses development of a large size of the New Generation fire shelter that can improve firefighters chances of survival if they become entrapped by fire. The large shelter is recommended for any firefighter who is taller than 6 feet 1 inch or whose girth is larger than 53 inches. The large shelter fits in the same hard plastic liner and case used to carry the regular fire shelter.

Keywords: fire fighting, firefighting, safety at work, sizes


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