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Wildland Fire and Fire Prevention

When and how wildfires start, how fires are put out, and the influence of weather and season of the year on wildfires, and the use of prescribed fire and controlled burning as a tool.

This webinar covers wildland fire in Pennsylvania.  We discuss when and how wildfires start, how fires are put out, and the influence of weather and season of the year on wildfires.  Other topics include damage that can be caused by wildfires, prevention of wildfires, and risks to humans associated with the Wildland/Urban Interface.  The use of prescribed fire and controlled burning in the state is also covered.

Speakers

Mike Kern and Levi Gelnett, Pennsylvania DCNR Bureau of Forestry, Forest Fire Protection Division