Inside the Wildfire (2 x 60′) – Kate Humble heads to Australia in the height of the wildfire season. Experts predict that 2013-14 will be one of the worst bushfire seasons in recent memory. With exclusive access to frontline experts from around the world and Australia’s two largest fire departments, Inside The Wildfire will uncover in forensic detail how bushfires start, spread and stop.
In this critical year for fire-science and disaster management, this series will explore everything from how the first Richter-scale for fire is being devised, to how smoke can create its own weather patterns and how beetles are inspiring early-warning systems.
Source: BBC press release