Using Water Effectively in the Wildland/Urban Interface

A training video part of The National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Protection Program available from PublicResourceOrg.

Strategies, tactics, training and knowledge are all important elements in creating an effective plan in wildland urban interface firefighting that can combine the elements of an intense wildland fire with structure firefighting. This training video, created for fire departments, shows various approaches to using water to effectively reduce interface structure loss. The effective use of water in wildland urban interface operations can change the way fire departments address the risk to interface residences and structures, through Firewise preparation and mitigation before a wildfire threatens a community. It also includes planning in regard to locating water sources, developing quick engine fill sites, use of foams and gels, preparations to reduce water needs, and more.