Anatomy of a Prescribed Burn
http://www.smokeybear.com/prescribed_chartenlarge.asp

Florida Department of Forestry, smokeybear.com


This poster shows how prescribed burns operate, using careful planning and preparation to start a fire that will renew habitat without threatening ecosystems or homes. This image describes the steps required to prepare a prescribed burn, how fire crews set up for the burn, and how the wind is used to help control the fire.

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This resource is referenced here:Keywords: wildfire, forest fire, controlled burns, prescribed burns, land management