Control and Liquidation

When there is information about a forest fire the personnel are mobilized immediately to try and control and liquidate it in the shortest time possible. To allow this to happen, big marked tanks of water are brought in by tractors, pumps that can be carried on the back, and other kinds of tools that are needed to control the fires (brooms, machetes, rakes). The control of fires is also supported by other acts of prevention designed with anticipation and in natural barriers such as rivers or streams.

The liquidation of a fire is begun immediately by its control and consists of eliminating all other branches, trunks, and roots on fire that could eventually reignite the fire after it has been controlled.

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