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Community preparedness: fire safe councils, county resolutions, and firewise practices

Date: May 23, 2014
Presenter(s): Alan Tresemer, Sonny Stiger, Stephen F. Arno, Robert W. Mutch

In this video, discussions focused on fire management in the Wildland Urban Interface, fighfighter safety, and homeowner responsibilities and safety. Alan Tresemer, Captain, Painted Rocks Fire and Rescue Company, Sonny Stiger, retired USFS Fire and Fuels Management Specialist, Steve Arno, retired USFS research forester, and Bob Mutch, Bitterroot Valley resident and retired USFS fire researcher and manager, led these discussions. This was filmed in a residential area where homes were lost in the Fires of 2000, which was one of the stops during the Fires of 2000 field trip that was part of the Large Wildland Fires Conference in Missoula from May 19-23, 2014.

Topic(s): Fire Communication & Education, Public Perspectives of Fire Management
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 13318
Record updated: Sep 8, 2020