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Valley fire case study and lessons learned

Date: April 21, 2016
Presenter(s): Linda Green

This webinar, provided by the Incident Commander on the event, will provide an overview of the 2015 Valley Fire, which destroyed almost 2000 structures as it burned across 76,000 acres in the CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit. Chief Green will speak to the circumstances surrounding the incident including the extreme fire behavior experienced, operational considerations, and residential evacuation. She will also discuss the lessons learned on the incident that could help prevent such devastation during future fire events.

Topic(s): Fire Communication & Education
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 14495
FRAMES RCS number: 22142
Record updated: Jun 28, 2016