Predicting Fire Before it Hits

Jun 8, 2015

Lightening strikes are a major cause of forest fires. Teams can now predict where fires are likely to break out
Credit Flickr user bcgovphotos

From the Forest Service, to CalFire, to local volunteer departments, agencies are geared up for fire season. One kind of fire fighter is often overlooked---those who try to stop blazes before they break out. KRCB recently visited a fire meteorologist to learn more.