Fire and Rescue Service Wildfire Operational Guidance

This guidance has been produced to give fire and rescue service personnel an additional understanding and awareness of the phenomenon of wildfire. It examines the hazards, risks and controls relating to Fire and Rescue Service personnel, the personnel of other agencies and members of the public at Incidents of wildfire. It also provides a point of reference for those who may be called upon to plan for wildfire events and for those incident commanders and personnel responding to such incidents.

8B8 Fire Suppression Tactics Footnotes

1 For an explanation of these effects in the Fire Service context seethe Fire and Rescue Manual Vol 2 Fire Service Operation:
Environmental Protection, 2008


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