Negating the Opportunity for Roadside Arsonists

Arson Mitigation
FFEC controlled roadside Corridor burning
Photo: Mick Blackman, FNQ, 2011

Often complementary to other components in burn management programs, arson mitigation can be easily incorporated with infrastructure protection and ecological burns. FFEC uses specific information such as fire scar mapping to determine locations of preferential ignition points for habitual arsonists. Roadside corridor burning targeting these areas breaks the perpetual cycle of human induced wildfire.