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The Important Backfiring Technique

How to Safely Use Fire to Fight Fire

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Using a backfire torch is necessary both to control wildfire and to perform a prescribed burn.
The Important Backfiring Technique

Using a Torch to Fight Wildfire

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The old saw "fight fire with fire" is absolutely correct. You can stop a wildfire in its tracks with the appropriate application of fire at just the right place and at the right moment. Books can be written about how to and how not to use a backfire torch.

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