Considerations for Prescribed Burning: Ignition Techniques
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When initiating a prescribed fire, it is important to determine the type of ignition pattern, or combination of patterns prior to the burn. Making this determination depends on several factors: burning objectives, fuel characteristics, pre- and post-burn weather, smoke management, manpower and equipment availability, and adjacent fuels. (See PM2088A, Developing a Prescribed Fire Burn Plan)
Randall, Jesse, "Considerations for Prescribed Burning: Ignition Techniques" (2012). Extension and Outreach Publications. 801.
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