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Preliminary Guidelines For Using Suppression Fires to Control Wildfires in the SoutheastAuthor(s): Robert W. Cooper
Source: Res. Note SE-102. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionSuppression firing is defied as the application of fire to speed or strengthen control action on free-burning wildfires. The key to successful suppression firing is availability of personnel knowledgeable in specific application plus an adequate supply of manpower and equipment to contain the set fire. Preliminary guidelines for the use of this fire-control tool are presented for the technologist.
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CitationCooper, Robert W. 1969. Preliminary Guidelines For Using Suppression Fires to Control Wildfires in the Southeast. Res. Note SE-102. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
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