TREEADS German Pilot – Fire Science of Wildfires and Safety Measures

November 16, 2023

The German Pilot Consortium, comprising Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OvGU), the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), and Schmitz OneSeven GmbH, achieved a remarkable milestone in the TREEADS research project with groundbreaking fire tests.


The presentation entitled "European Forest Fire Research in Saxony-Anhalt-Real Fire Tests within the TREEADS project" was held on September 28th, 2023. After meticulous planning and coordination with local partners like the Flechtingen forestry office, the Börde district, the Flechtingen municipality, and fire brigades, a comprehensive safety concept was adopted, ensuring permits were obtained for these pivotal tests. These tests hold immense significance for advancing the understanding of ground fires, smoke toxicity, and safe firefighting techniques.


It is important to note that the fire test was conducted under meticulous observation through the use of various drones and ground-based photographic documentation.


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