▶️ The Great Outdoors: OSU ‘firebrands’ study examines vegetation embers threat


There is universal agreement that drifting embers, also known as firebrands, cause fires to spread, sometimes miles away from the flame front.

But what is not known is how many embers, and how much potential fire-spreading energy exists in different types of vegetation as they burn.

On this week’s edition of The Great Outdoors, sponsored by Parr Lumber, we show you some cutting-edge research into embers generated by trees and plants that typically burn in wildfires.


Top Local Stories