Flaming Front

What is Flaming Front?

Flaming Front meaning in Safety terms is

  • That zone of a moving fire where the combustion is primarily flaming. Behind this flaming zone combustion is primarily glowing or involves the burning out of larger fuels (greater than about 3 inches in diameter). Light fuels typically have a shallow flaming front, whereas heavy fuels have a deeper front.

     

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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