These are the stories of settlers, fur traders, rangers, lookout observers, and pilots – people on the watch for fire, people threatened by fire, and people who battled furiously to save themselves from fire.

The stories are frightening, funny, heroic, and hum-drum by turns. Check them out for yourself.

Early Explorers & Settlers

Detection on the Ground

Detection Moves to Higher Ground

Detection Soars

The Public Eye

Online Exhibits