FireSmart: Protecting Your Community from Wildfire

$30.00

The wildland/urban interface is any area where industrial or agricultural installations, recreational developments, or homes are mingled with flammable natural vegetation. This illustrated guide focuses on how individuals and communities can work together to reduce the risk of loss from interface fires in Canada. It provides practical tools and information for use by interface residents, municipal officials, land use planners, structural and wildland firefighters, and industries that operate in the wildland/urban interface. Primary topics include a description of interface issues, evaluation of interface hazards, mitigation strategies and techniques, emergency response for agencies and individuals, training for interface firefighters, community education programs, and regional planning solutions.
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The wildland/urban interface is any area where industrial or agricultural installations, recreational developments, or homes are mingled with flammable natural vegetation. This illustrated guide focuses on how individuals and communities can work together to reduce the risk of loss from interface fires in Canada. It provides practical tools and information for use by interface residents, municipal officials, land use planners, structural and wildland firefighters, and industries that operate in the wildland/urban interface. Primary topics include a description of interface issues, evaluation of interface hazards, mitigation strategies and techniques, emergency response for agencies and individuals, training for interface firefighters, community education programs, and regional planning solutions.

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Weight 0.694 kg
Dimensions 28 × 23 × 1.27 cm

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