Reducing Damage from Wildfires

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How can we reduce the effects of wildfires?

  • In areas that are accesible to fire services, the firefighters can help control the fire with foam and water. However, if they can't get to the area, other methods are required.
  • Aeroplanes and helicopters can drop firefighters into more remote areas, but sometimes this is too dangerous.
  • Water and fire-retardants can be dropped from planes and helicopters to try and stop the fire spreading…


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