In head fires, the fire travels in the same direction as the wind. Head fires produce the fastest rate of spread, highest flame lengths, and most intense fires. In the following video, information is given on managing these head fires by setting them in strips. For more information on prescribed fires, see the following Extension publications:
- Prescribed Fire: Promoting Better Forest and Wildlife Management
- Prescribed Fire: The Fuels Component
- Prescribed Fire: Weather
For further information, view the other videos in the Prescribed Fire Ignition Techniques video series.