Department of Natural Resources
State wildfire professionals, equipment program leaders and others in the field are invited to attend the annual Roscommon Equipment Center Workshop hosted in October. Please visit this page for updates.
Highlights: Facility tour, professional development, networking and equipment operation opportunities
Who should attend: State wildfire chiefs, fire equipment program leaders and federal excess personal property specialists
The Roscommon Equipment Center researches, designs, tests and develops wildland fire equipment for national, state and local emergency responders. The REC also is a leader in engineering solutions to convert excess federal vehicles into fire control equipment.
In addition to the focus on wildland fire engines, the REC program pursues projects concerning fireline construction tools, specialized water handling equipment, commercial equipment evaluation, and fire chemical delivery systems.
Contact the Roscommon Equipment Center at: DNR-RoscommonEquipCtr@Michigan.gov, 989-275-5211.