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Title: Computing arrival times of firefighting resources for initial attack

Author: Mees, Romain M.;

Date: 1978

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-27. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 5 p

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Dispatching of firefighting resources requires instantaneous or precalculated decisions. A FORTRAN computer program has been developed that can provide a list of resources in order of computed arrival time for initial attack on a fire. The program requires an accurate description of the existing road system and a list of all resources available on a planning unit.

Keywords: fire management, fire suppression programs, computer programs, simulation, travel time

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Mees, Romain M. 1978. Computing arrival times of firefighting resources for initial attack. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-27. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 5 p

 


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