Content tagged "wildfire"

How Wildfire Threatens a House

Wildfire Updated: June 27, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA Ed Smith, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno,...

Vulnerabilities of Buildings to Wildfire Exposures

Article Written by: Stephen L. Quarles, Ph.D., IBHS Senior Scientist and South Carolina Wind and Hail Underwriting Association ChairBuilding ignitions...

How Do Wildfires Behave?

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA Max Moritz, University of California Cooperative Extension,...

NOMEX®

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Ladder Fuels

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

What You Should Do Before Evacuating Your House

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA Ed Smith, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno,...

Targeted Grazing for Fuel Reduction

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CATargeted grazing is the intentional use of livestock to modify...

Emergency Automated Telephone Notification During Fires

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  In some areas, residents will receive a recorded call...

The Concept Behind Australia’s Stay and Defend or Leave Early Policy

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CAThe concept for this and other similarly named programs (e.g.,...

Items to Take When Evacuating

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  When preparing to evacuate, deciding what you should take...

Burned Oaks: Which Ones Will Survive

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

After a fire, many landowners will mistakenly think that their oak trees are dead. A publication by the University of California tells how to determine which...

Making Evacuation Less Stressful

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  Pre-fire planning and taking action ahead of time, including...

Deciding When It Is Too Late to Safely Evacuate From a Fire

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA There is no universal answer to when it is too late to safely...

What It Is Like to Be In a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: March 29, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  What it is like to be in a wildfire depends on the wind...

Fighting Fire in the WUI

Wildfire Updated: March 29, 2012

Article Written by: Janean Creighton, Oregon State University Extension, Corvallis, OR and Ron Hodgson, Fire Research and Management Exchange...

Material and Design Considerations for Building in Wildfire Prone Areas

Wildfire Updated: October 10, 2011

Material and Design Considerations for Building in Wildfire Prone AreasHome survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of adequate vegetation...

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