The Blog

AF-WUI News and Reports from the Front Lines of the Wildland Revolution.

  • Otto’s Red Zone Defense

    No, we’re not talking a football “Red Zone Defense,” though I’m sure that most of you savvy and sooty wildfire, wildland firefighters, interface crews and smoke jumpers out there know exactly what I’m talking about. The Red Zone is that mean little strip between the wildland and the land populated by way too many human […]

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  • The Cost of Wildland and Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting

    This year, as well as last, hasn’t been kind to the west in terms of severe wildland and wildland urban interface incidents.

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  • FOLLOWING THE TRAIL OF THE AF-WUI™ FROM CONCEPT TO CREATION

    The Ahrens-Fox Wildland Urban Interface, or AF-WUI™, is a fire apparatus effectively merging the capability and functionality of its Type-3 Wildland with its Type-1 Interface apparatus. Ken Lenz, HME Ahrens-Fox Vice President and Director of Engineering spoke about the development of the AF-WUI™ during its introduction at the 2018 FDIC, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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  • Fast Facts About the AF-WUI™

    Check out our full article to learn more about the AF-WUI™ with these quick facts.

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