Document


Title

Get into the zone
Document Type: Magazine Article
Author(s): Bret W. Butler; Jason M. Forthofer
Publication Year: 2002

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • firefighter safety
  • safety zone
  • wind effects
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Record Last Modified: December 13, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 17541

Description

How close is too close when fighting a forest fire? Wind, temperature and "real" heat energy are all factors that should be considered when determining the safety zone.

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Citation:
Butler, Brett; Forthofer, Jason. 2002. Get into the zone. Wildfire September/October:16-22.