Adapting to New Fire Reality

From the Source:

“In an era when firefighting budgets cannot seem to keep up with wildfires, we seem to be crossing an important threshold, in terms of “acceptable loss.” Our nation continues to be faced with drought, deterioration of many western forests, and growth at the wildland-urban interface, resulting in catastrophic wildfires. Many of these are catastrophic fires; we are past the limits of firefighting effectiveness and the margins of firefighter safety."