Fireline explosives: use and purchasing instructions
Document Type: Book
Author(s): J. R. Lott
Publication Year: 1977

Cataloging Information

  • fire equipment
  • fire management
  • fire suppression
  • firing techniques
  • logging
  • mopping up
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 39183
Tall Timbers Record Number: 13818
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File DDW
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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An explosives system is now available that enables crews to construct firelines faster and with less environmental impact than conventional methods, the explosives system has been thoroughly tested and presents minimal hazards under wildfire conditions. The system and complete procedures for its use are described Purchasing insructions are included.

Lott, J. R. 1977. Fireline explosives: use and purchasing instructions. Equipment, Development and Technical (ED&T)/Explosives for Fireline Construction; 2004. Missoula, MT, USDA Forest Service, Equipment Development Center.