Fire suppression risk assessment
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): T. Leuschen
Publication Year: 1999

Cataloging Information

  • fire management
  • fire suppression
  • health factors
  • litter
  • mopping up
  • national forests
  • smoke management
  • snags
  • Washington
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 37572
Tall Timbers Record Number: 12056
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Journals-W
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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From the text...'Once the fire is contained, reevaluate the high risk gravity areas. Clearly identify high risk fire escape areas, particularly those needing more work to secure firelines. Do not ask: can we work there safely? Ask: do we need to work there at all?'

Leuschen, T. 1999. Fire suppression risk assessment. Wildfire, v. 8, no. 4, p. 12-13.