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Contact: Michael E. Newman
michael.newman@nist.gov
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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Witch Fire 2007

Caption: A wooded area aflame during the 2007 Witch Creek/Guejito wildfire in Southern California. A new report from NIST looks at the fire's impact on structures in one community based on their pre-fire exposure risk to direct fire contact and embers (both seen in the photo).

Credit: With permission from Dan Tentler, lightbending.net

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Related news release: Knowing exposure risks important to saving structures from wildfires


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