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Control measure

Carry out direct observation


Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider the importance of direct observation


  • The benefits of carrying out a visual reconnaissance of the operational environment and how this will assist in detecting fire spread at wildfire incidents
  • How to use direct observation to monitor and confirm expected wildfire behaviour
  • The benefits of using aerial assets as a visual reconnaissance method for direct observation at wildfires


Practical application

There is no Practical application