Educational Videos

We can all help make the our community a safer place by learning more about how and why wildfires start and what to do during an incident. Below is a compilation of educational videos to help you understand the basics of fire behavior and safety. Check back often for new content. 

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Published on Sep 8, 2011

Intro to Fire Behavoir

VIDEO - 14:00

NWCG Video: Used in FS 2815: Wildland Patterns and FS-1504 Intro to Wildland Firefighting


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Published on Jan 20, 2008

Using Water Effectively in the Wildland/Urban Interface

VIDEO - 20:09

This video is incredibly informative showing different ways of using water effectively in interface firefighting and provides examples of techniques or strategies including planning and locating water sources, accessing those water sources for supply; and testing and maintaining the source.


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National Fire Protection Association

Published on Mar 14, 2011

Understanding Fire Behavior in the Wildland/Urban Interface

 VIDEO - 20:51

Fire Behavior - discusses structural vs. wildland fire operations, methods of heat transfer, fuel types and effects, weather, topography and how it effects wildland fire, and extreme fire behavior.


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Fire Fighting

Published on Feb 18, 2017

Propane Tank Explosion

VIDEO - 2:23

A propane tank BLEVE will occur when the container is subject to extreme heat, such as in a fire. While the tank is being heated, the liquid propane inside is being heated causing it to expand. The safety relief valve will open allowing pressure to vent to the outside atmosphere.

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Published on May 13, 2010

LCES: Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes, Safety Zones

VIDEO - 20:46

LCES: Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes, Safety Zones - Look up. Look down. Look around.



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