National Wildfire
Suppression Association

We represent over 300 private wildland fire services contractors.

MEMBERSHIP

NWSA is National in scope and is a non-profit association. We have approximately 250 member organizations throughout the U.S. and we represent about 10,000 employees. NWSA has an approved training program, is professionally managed by an elected Board of Directors.

TRAINING

The National Wildfire Suppression Association (NWSA) instructor certification programs are designed to provide resources that meet or exceed all training, safety, experience, and physical fitness standards.

EMPLOYMENT

Our member companies are professional private firefighting companies that provide resource and firefighters to agencies on a national level. We have a job openings page for those that have posted with us. Keep checking back as we will keep posting new opening as they let us know.

TRAINING DATABASE

The NWSA Training Storage System currently houses training for over 30,000 firefighters working for the Professional Private Wildland Fire Services.  It is a web based system that can be accessed by NWSA Member Companies and NWSA Certified Instructors as well as through a guest login for agency personnel.  

Rapid response and quality support.

When the magnitude of an event exceeds agency resources, these agencies can call in reinforcements from professional wildland fire contractors: 20-person firefighting crews, timber faller modules, engines, tenders and other specialized equipment.

NWSA HAS PROVEN OVER AND OVER THAT THEY CARE ABOUT EXCELLENCE AND TAKING CARE OF EVERY AGENCY AND INDIVIDUAL INVOLVED IN FIGHTING THESE FIRES.

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