Wildland Fires Investigation

Credit Hours:  5
Approximate reading time: 2 Hours
Approximate online time: 1 Hour

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Program Abstract
Wildland fires is the term used to describe fires in open land covered by grass, brush or timber. This module illustrates how wildland fires spread, explains how to interpret burn patterns unique to these types of fires, offers methods for investigating wildland fires, and provides information helpful in determining the causes of these types of fires. An understanding of basic fire science and fire investigation techniques is necessary for this module.

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