Why homes are lost to wildfire

The High Country News recently talked with Jack Cohen, a research physical fire scientist with the U.S. Forest Service in Missoula, about why homes burn in wildfires.  Drawing on many years of experience, Cohen discusses the importance of sociopolitical factors in home protection.  Cohen stresses the need for homeowners to properly mitigate before a wildfire strikes, and the need for all of us to adapt to fire-prone landscapes.

Read the full High Country Times article Why homes are lost to wildfire.