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Fire Shelter Information

The NWCG – Fire Shelter Task Group is pleased to announce the launching of a new website. The purpose of the Fire Shelter System website is to offer a centralized consistent communication site that provides information to meet the program support and safety needs of the agencies and firefighters. The website includes ongoing information, education, and life-cycle planning on the fire shelter program.

The website is now available at


If you have any questions, please contact your agency representative on the Fire Shelter Task Group.

SAFETY ADVISORY: Fire Shelter System website (2008)








Two photos of the "new" fire shelter.  First photo of the shelter open.  Second photo of cutaway view of the new fire shelter. Fire Shelter Information:

For up-to-date information on the New Generation Fire Shelter
click here.