Prescribed fire equipment & suppliers
Specialized equipment, such as tools used when conducting a prescribed prairie burn, can be obtained from the following suppliers. Your plant material supplier may also know of additional sources for specialized tools.
Inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement of specific businesses or services. The list is accurate as of June, 1998.
Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
P.O. Box 8397
Jackson, MS 39284-8397
1-800-360-7788 for catalog information
Ben Meadows Company
3589 Broad Street
Atlanta, GA 30341
Drip torch drips burning diesel fuel to ignite vegetation in a prescribed burn.
Swatter, a rubber mat with a handle for smothering low flames of a prescribed burn.
Fire rake moves burnable material to expose bare ground, creating a fire break. Also used to pull burning material and slowly advance fire along edges of prescribed burn.
Bladder bag holds water for squirting out fire along fire breaks, cooling hot areas after fire has passed.