Fire Glossary
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Understory burn
A controlled burn of fuels below the forest canopy, intended to remove fuels from on-coming or potential fires.
Universal precautions
The use of safety barriers (gloves, mask, goggles) to limit an emergency responder's contact with contaminants, especially fluids of injured patients.
Urban interface
The Interface zone where man-made structures inter-mingle with wildlands, creating risk of structural involvement in a wildland fire incident.
Utility rope
A rope not designed or maintained for life safety purposes.
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