Issues in reducing costs on large wildland fires
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): R. J. Mangan
Publication Year: 2001

Cataloging Information

  • catastrophic fires
  • fire control
  • fire damage (property)
  • fire damage protection
  • fire equipment
  • fire management
  • fire size
  • fire suppression
  • firefighting personnel
  • fuel breaks
  • mopping up
  • prescribed fires (escaped)
  • public information
  • Washington
  • wilderness fire management
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: May 22, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 38085
Tall Timbers Record Number: 12640
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: A13.32:61/3
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From the text ... 'Every year, hundreds of aircraft and tens of thousands of firefighters are needed to suppress wildland fires in the United States, at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars.'

Online Link(s):
Mangan, R. J. 2001. Issues in reducing costs on large wildland fires. Fire Management Today, v. 61, no. 3, p. 6-10.