Wildfire Simulation


Excerpt from the Austin Fire Department simulated burn in Westminster Glen Estates, February 2018

Highlights

0-2minutes                Description of how AFD provides notice.

~7 minutes                Fire started on RR 2222 during wet conditions and sustained north wind.

~12 minutes              Smoke and embers spreading ahead of the fire.

~17 minutes              Comparative fire in dry conditions.

~19minutes               Notice AFD’s emphasis on evacuation vs. property protection.