November 11, 2015
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NIST Report: A Case Study of a Community Affected by the Waldo Fire
The publication by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST),
"A Case Study of a Community Affected by the Waldo Fire - Event Timeline and Defensive Actions,"
addresses the event timeline reconstruction and defensive actions, documents identified science and engineering issues related to the WUI, and provides recommendations on improving WUI data collection.
A news article recently published,
"Researchers who studied Waldo Canyon fire say new firefighting approach needed,"
gives a description of key findings that researchers found in the NIST report, stating that "The American West needs a new kind of firefighter that fights fires that aren't only wild or urban, but burn in the space between."
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