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Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration: social issues fact sheet 19: Impacts of wildland fire on communitiesAuthor(s): Rocky Mountain Research Station USDA Forest Service
Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-21-19. Fort Collins, CO. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionLarge fires can result in a series of disasters for individuals and communities in the wildland-urban interface. They create significant disruptions to ongoing social processes, result in large financial losses, and lead to expensive restoration activities. By being aware of the impacts of wildland fire on local residents, fire managers can bring added value to them and help smooth agency-community tensions. This fact sheet discusses activities that can have serious impacts on communities and local residents during a wildland fire.
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CitationUSDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2007. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration: social issues fact sheet 19: Impacts of wildland fire on communities. Res. Note RMRS-RN-21-19. Fort Collins, CO. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
Keywordsfuels planning, fuels management, fire, wildland fire professionals, collaboration
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