Forest Fuels Reduction Gallery

Crank Springs, Modoc National Forest

These Slashbuster® forest fuels reduction images are from a treatment about seventy acres in size. Half of the treated area was underburned to ascertain the affects.

Forest fuels reduction treatment
Road dividing the burned from the unburned area.


Forest fuels reduction burned area
Fire responded to the Slashbusted fuel bed by slowly burning in a mosaic pattern.


Post Prescribed burn
Executed during the summer months, this prescribed burn had flame lengths of less than five feet. One year post-burn, nearly 100% of the residual stand survived.


Forest fuels reduction unburned area
An unburned fuels treatment area.