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Protecting Your Home From Wildfire

Pages Posted on: October 20, 2016
This 25-minute video features Fire Scientist Jack Cohen showing examples of homes that were unprotected during a wildfire, homes using home protection guidelines, and examples where home protection guidelines can be put to use.

Wildfire: Preventing Home Ignitions

Pages Posted on: October 20, 2016
"Wildfire! Preventing Home Ignitions" is a 19-minute video available from the Rocky Mountain Research Station. This program tells you how a wildfire can ignite your home.

The wildland-urban interface fire problem: A consequence of the fire exclusion paradigm

Publications Posted on: October 19, 2009
The fire destruction of hundreds of homes associated with wildfires has occurred in the United States for more than a century. From 1870 to 1920, massive wildfires occurred principally in the Lake States but also elsewhere.

A Collaborative Approach to Community Wildfire Hazard Reduction

Publications Posted on: February 02, 2007
This paper highlights the very successful collaborative approach to community wildfire hazard reduction being used in the 5 county NW Region of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. NW Region cooperators have created a successful model to help affected communities reduce their risks to wildland fire.