Cover StoryFire ManagementForestryStihl back blowers

Blowers are an integral part of fire management programmes. The STIHL BR 700 and BR 800 backpack blowers are powerful, reliable and robust, making them ideal for this type of work when you need blowers you can trust.

These high-powered models are ideal for quickly clearing firebreaks and hard-to-reach places of potentially flammable dry material and debris. These areas would otherwise have to be cleared manually, which is very labour intensive and time-consuming.

Another benefit is that less water is needed when constructing firelines, a significant advantage when out in the field for hours. These STIHL blowers, because they are mounted on the operator’s back, help limit user fatigue – which is necessary when operators work physically for long periods.

Continue reading –