Author(s):
Ben McLane
Year Published:

Cataloging Information

Topic(s):
Human Dimensions of Fire Management
Human Factors of Firefighter Safety
Wildland Firefighter Health

Record updated: November 29, 2022
NRFSN number: 21941

As wildfire seasons have expanded in duration and intensity, the effort and dedication required of wildland firefighters have increased (Withen 2015). Firefighters now work from April, when fuels first become available for burning, until well into the winter months of December and January. As fire seasons have grown into “fire years,” maintaining firefighter health and well-being has become a rising concern.

Citation

McLane B. 2020. Optimizing Firefighter Nutrition: Average Glycemic Index of Fireline Meals. Fire Management Today V78(2): 22-26.

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