Wildfire Equipment Research & Development

Roscommon Equipment Center

Roscommon Equipment Center lists the following resource links for the benefit of state wildfire agencies and

their local cooperators.  REC makes no claim that this is a complete listing nor does REC recommend dealers.

REC has not investigated the reliability or integrity of resources listed.

Military Vehicle Parts Dealers

Eastern Surplus & Equipment Company

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Howell Automotive

Keyser, West Virginia


Cleveland, Ohio

Memphis Equipment

Memphis, Tennessee

Mile Marker Recovery Gear

Pampano Beach, Florida

Military Truck Parts, Inc.

Pasco, Washington

Power Steering Specialists

Westerville, Ohio

Trident Autotech Corporation

Gardena, California

Military Vehicle Government Related Resources

National Association of State Foresters

REC’s sponsoring organization - provides links to each state forestry and wildfire office

USDA Forest Service FEPP/FFP Page

Federal Excess Personal Property and Fire Fighter Property Programs webpage

US Forest Service Fire Chemical Program

Information on long-term retardant, foam, and other chemicals used in fire control - includes Qualified Products List

USDA Forest Service Technology & Development

Engineering technology and equipment to improve business practices and keeping employees safe while working in a forest environment

Users & Screeners Association

Users and agencies handling acquisition and disposal of FEPP

Military Vehicle Sites Administered by Non-Governmental Sources

Amherst Depot

Military vehicle manuals

Military Vehicles Magazine

On-line magazine includes many additional resource links


Resource site with large list of potential military vehicle parts suppliers

Portrayal Press

Military vehicle operation and maintenance manuals

Miscellaneous Fire Equipment

Army Property

Purchase REC’s Fire Rake, known as Project 57.  Listed as NSN 4210-01-387-1392, the rake is available to those agencies who qualify for purchasing. Developed primarily as a fireline construction tool for hardwood litter, the rake was designed in conjunction with several state agencies. It weighs just under 3.5 pounds and features rugged aluminum construction with stainless steel tines. The collapsed length is about 50 inches.