Monitoring Ignition Component and Probability of Ignition in Ponderosa pine

Yesterday two firefighters in Montana distributed an advisory, suggesting that firefighters monitor the Ignition Component and the Probability of Ignition when fighting fire in beetle-killed Ponderosa pine. It was written by Rocky Infanger, Chief of the Wolf Creek and Craig Fire Service Area, and Everett M. “Sonny” Stiger, a Fire Behavior Analyst.
Fuels and Fire Behavior Advisory With Pixs

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About Bill Gabbert

Wildland fire has been a major part of Bill Gabbert’s life for several decades. After growing up in the south, he migrated to southern California where he lived for 20 years, working as a wildland firefighter. Later he took his affinity for firefighting to Indiana and eventually the Black Hills of South Dakota where he was the Fire Management Officer for a group of seven national parks. Today he is the creator and owner of WildfireToday.com and Sagacity Wildfire Services and serves as an expert witness in wildland fire. If you are interested in wildland fire, welcome… grab a cup of coffee and put your feet up. Google+