Long-Range Spotting

What is Long-Range Spotting?

Long-Range Spotting meaning in Safety terms is

  • Large glowing firebrands are carried high into the convection column and then fall out downwind beyond the main fire starting new fires. Such spotting can easily occur 1/4 mile or more from the firebrand’s source. 


reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group