No wildland firefighter should be without a personal fire shelter! In an emergency situation, the fire shelter could save a life. The 2003 shelter meets Forest Service specs. Changes from the 2002 shelter include the addition of a shelter floor and quick-grab handles for faster deployment. Each shelter set includes fire shelter, nylon duck carrying case and carrying case plastic liner.
Fire Shelter (Large), Complete: NFES #0975 NSN: 4240-01-527-5248
Deployed Size 96”L x 19.5”H x 33”W
Packed Size 9”H x 5.5”L x 4”W
Large size shelter designed for firefighters taller than 6’ 1” or whose girth exceeds 53” at any point. The larger fire shelter provides better protection for larger people by allowing less contact of the shelter material with the occupant’s body, and provides more air space between the shelter and occupant. The large fire shelter is easily identified by the orange deploy strap. Forest Service Spec 5100-606.