THE FIRE LINE: WILDFIRE IN COLORADO : Waldo Canyon, Black Forest and how wildfires are changing in Colorado and the American West
Watch the special Denver Post documentary, “The Fire Line: Wildfire in Colorado.”
Four times in four years, wind-fanned flames raced through Colorado neighborhoods in and at the edge of dying forests, killing people and breaking records for destruction. And because more than 100,000 people in the last decade have moved into “red-zone” areas primed for conflagration by a century of fire suppression, no one is sure that the devastating fires of 2012 and 2013 will not be repeated.
Read more: Waldo Canyon, Black Forest and how wildfires are changing in Colorado and the American West – The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/fireline/ci_24638312/watch-denver-post-documentary-fire-line#ixzz2r9NMip4I
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A great success story on how fuel hazard reduction can help restore a meadow, a precious watershed, and bring together a community.
Below please find a list of educational videos for use by homeowners or presenters:
All videos available on our YouTube Page
IN OCTOBER 2003, TRAGEDY STRUCK A FAMILY IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. FOR THEM, NOTHING WOULD EVER BE THE SAME.
In August of 2010, homeowners, fire fighters, and others gathered in a remote corner of Montana to hear the story and learn how to protect their own lives and property should wildfire strike. Follow them as they walk their own “1/3 of a mile” and lean more about the events of that terrible day in California through a remarkable event called a “staff ride. “1/3 Mile to Safety: A Family’s Story” tells an important story for any homeowner in the Wildland Urban Interface.
Jack Cohen takes the viewer step by step to understand how embers can ignite homes in the wildland urban interface. A great video for homeowners and community meeting to be able to learn how to make their home more resistant to the effects of wildfire.
A short introduction to the Ready Set Go Program. With just a little bit of Learn how to be Ready, what to do prepare for evacuation, and when to go.
Introduction to FireSafe Montana