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In The Line Of Fire | Fire Suppression Trailers Essential for Wildfire Season

The wildfire history of Western Canada tells a tale of both beauty and peril. Each year, as the seasons change, so too does the looming threat of wildfires. In 2023, the region faced an unprecedented onslaught, with Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan bearing the brunt of nature's fury.


In 2023, Western Canada faced unprecedented devastation as wildfires ravaged the region:


  • Alberta endured more than 1,000 wildfires, burning an immense 2.2 million hectares of land.

  • British Columbia grappled with a record-breaking 2,245 wildfires, consuming over 2.8 million hectares.

  • Saskatchewan struggled to contain 494 wildfires, devastating approximately 1.9 million hectares of land.


These staggering figures underscored the critical importance of implementing robust preparedness measures and enhancing firefighting resources to combat future wildfire threats effectively.



Looking ahead to 2024, predictions indicate another challenging wildfire season for Western Canada. As communities brace themselves for the potential onslaught, being prepared is paramount. One crucial aspect of preparedness is having access to reliable firefighting equipment. Cross Country Canada, a trusted provider of industrial pumps, hoses, and equipment, offers a lifeline to property owners and firefighters alike with their state-of-the-art fire suppression trailers. These trailers are meticulously designed and equipped with essential tools to combat wildfires effectively.




Key features of Cross Country Canada's fire suppression trailers include:


  1. Two 500-Gallon Water Tanks: Providing ample water supply for sustained firefighting efforts in remote areas.

  2. 5-Kilowatt Generator (Honda EB 5000X): Ensuring uninterrupted power supply to vital equipment during firefighting operations.

  3. 500 Feet of Fire Hose with Motorized Hose Reel: Facilitating rapid and controlled deployment of fire hoses, even in hard-to-reach areas.

  4. High-Pressure Water Pump (Honda WH20XT): Delivering a powerful stream of water to extinguish flames from a safe distance.

  5. Lockable Toolboxes and Ample Storage Space: Organized storage of firefighting tools and equipment for efficiency and safety.


In addition to our custom fire suppression trailers, Cross Country Canada offers an extensive selection of pumping equipment, hoses, and accessories aimed at bolstering property defences against wildfires. From compact hand-held options to heavy-duty machinery, our rental and purchase options cater to all needs. Additionally, unleash the power of custom-built pumps tailored to your specific requirements, ensuring maximum effectiveness in protecting lives and property.



As wildfires continue to ravage the landscapes of Western Canada, the importance of efficient fire suppression cannot be overstated. Fire suppression trailers and pumping equipment play a critical role in aiding and safeguarding communities by providing quick deployment, and versatility in combating wildfires.


Call us today to get wildfire ready. 780-962-6559


For further details on our Fire Suppression Trailers, please click here, and for additional information about our pumping equipment, click here.



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