FIREBIRD SAFETY TEAM
Firebird takes a great deal of pride in striving to
have the absolute best when it comes to the safety aspect of our sport.
Significant strides have been developed over many years by the NHRA, S.F.I.
Foundation, and cooperative manufacturers to provide competitors with specs for
the latest gear to operate race cars, bikes and sleds in a safe and prudent
manner. Additionally, NHRA member tracks like Firebird Raceway in western Idaho have gone to
considerable lengths over the years to retain top of the line equipment for
rescue, safety, emergency medical, patient care and fire needs at each and every
event throughout the course of the racing calendar.
Equally, the raceway goes to extra lengths each season to field a highly trained
staff known as the Firebird Safety Team headed up by team coordinator Brad
Stewart. In cooperation with both the Star and Eagle Fire Departments, Firebird
is proud to utilize skilled and experienced fire/medical personnel during the
Additionally, Firebird officials and staff are trained in a variety of areas of
safety from fire to extrication and all points in between. Firebird is devoted
to following the motto of the National Hot Rod Association, which dates back to
its inception in 1951—“DEDICATED TO SAFETY”.
Firebird is an industry leader when it comes featuring the absolute best in
safety equipment and supplies. When the need arises, we have the opportunity to
put into motion a Trio (3) of Safety Team Fire Trucks, Two (2) Equipped
Ambulances, PowerBoss Track Scrubber, J-34 Jet Track Dryer, Hurst Jaws of Life
Cutting and Spreader system, Transportable ECG Defibrillator, Vacuum/Sweeper
Truck, Advanced Traction Compound Sprayer (2), Tractor with front-mount
Sweepster broom, Two (2) Customized Tire Drags, Tractor PTO High Volume Blower,
Assorted Hand Blowers, Motorized Hand Vacuum, and a wide range of other
equipment ranging from fire suppression bottles to brooms/squeegees & additional
The images below reflect the training, commitment and dedication of every member
of our entire multi-faceted safety operation. To each member of the team and
many others, we are grateful for all their efforts.
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