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Latest research on estimating safety zones

Date: July 1, 2015
Presenter(s): Bret W. Butler

Bret Butler, of the Fire Lab in Missoula, addresses the problem stated in the IRPG, of how to calculate the increase in Safety Zone sizes when considering slope and wind.

Currently, there is a beta version Safety Zone Calculator android app available for testing and feedback. Contact Bret Butler if interested at: bwbutler@fs.​fed.us

Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Human Dimensions of Fire Management, Human Factors of Firefighter Safety
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 13343
FRAMES RCS number: 20416
Record updated: Dec 15, 2017