In addition to the damage to adjacent buildings and structures, damage to utility systems such as gas or oil piping and power lines can quickly turn a fire into
a true disaster.
It seems a bit odd that today we marvel over our newfound ability to reintroduce fire into
our forests - something many generations of our predecessors knew all about.
At Storm King, the 80km per hour (50mph) winds blew the tame fire into
The time is now at hand to expand this proven federal/state partnership beyond fire exclusion to the broader objective of introducing fire into
the landscape as a routine management tool.
Says Dick Edwards, who manages the effort, "Our whole program is to get back to where we can reintroduce fire into