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Your Home Can Survive a Wildfire

Date: November 9, 2015
Presenter(s): Jack D. Cohen
Description: Dr. Jack Cohen, Fire Science Researcher with the USDA Forest Service, explains current research about how homes ignite during wildfires, and the actions that homeowners can take to help their home survive the impacts of flames and embers. Featuring footage from the IBHS Research Center showing ember experiments on full-scale structures, this primer helps explain the basic steps to protect homes, and shows where to find more information.
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Extreme Fire Behavior, Wildland Urban Interface
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 18100
Record updated: Sep 5, 2018