Evaluating dynamic wild fi re evacuation trigger buffers using the 2003 Cedar Fire

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Despite threats posed to communities from wildfire, few tools exist to aid emergency managers in recommending evacuations. An evacuation trigger buffer is a pre-established boundary encompassing a community or asset that triggers an evacuation recommendation should a fire cross the edge of the buffer. The WildlandeUrban Interface Evacuation model (WUIVAC… (More)

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