Wildland fires: dangers and survival (6th edition)
Document Type: Book Chapter
Author(s): Martin E. Alexander; Robert W. Mutch; Kathleen M. Davis; Colin M. Bucks
Editor(s): Paul S. Auerbach
Publication Year: 2012

Cataloging Information

  • firefighter fatalities
  • firefighter health
  • firefighter safety
  • wildfire danger
  • wildfire survival
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Record Last Modified: October 13, 2020
FRAMES Record Number: 13506


The "Wildland Fires" chapter incorporates the latest information on developments in the field based on research findings and real-world events (e.g., statistics on recent wildland firefighter fatality trends, implications of the 2009 Black Saturday fires in Victoria, Australia).

Online Link(s):
Alexander, Martin E.; Mutch, Robert W.; Davis, Kathleen M.; Bucks, Colin M. 2012. Wildland fires: dangers and survival. Pages 240-280 in: Auerbach, Paul S. (editor), Wilderness Medicine. 6th edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. 2,304 p.