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Learning from escaped prescribed fires - lessons for high reliability

Posted date: April 02, 2007
Publication Year: 
2006
Authors: Dether, Deirdre; Black, Anne E.
Publication Series: 
Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Source: Fire Management Today. 66(4):50-56.

Abstract

Meeting national goals for hazardous fuels reduction and ecosystem restoration would be difficult - if not impossible - without utilizing prescribed fire. Suspension of prescribed fire programs, as often happens following an escape, limits Federal capacity to meet programmatic, social, and ecological goals.

Citation

Dether, Deirdre; Black, Anne 2006. Learning from escaped prescribed fires - lessons for high reliability. Fire Management Today. 66(4):50-56.