REPORTS

Brush, Grass and Forest Fires
This analysis examines the circumstances, causal patterns of brush, grass and forest fires reported to local fire departments. Regional differences are also noted. A brief summary of statistics from the National Interagency Fire Center is also included.

Wildland/Urban Interface: Fire Department Wildfire Preparedness and readiness Capabilities
This report, based on 46 fire chief and senior line officer interviews, describes how some fire departments are addressing the wildfire peril and making the transition to becoming better prepared and ready to control and mitigate a wildfire incident in their communities.

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