Fire protection in the urban/wildland interface: Who plays what role?
- William G. Bradshaw
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The problem of fire protection in the urban/wildland interface is a complex combination of three components: fire behavior and combustion, social and political factors, and the cooperation of property owners. By examining the problem's component parts, it is easier to understand its complexity and to integrate often quite diverse factors relating to interface fire protection.
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Volume 24, Issue 3 , pp 195-203
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- 1. U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Station, 4955 Canyon Crest Drive, 92507, Riverside, CA, USA