Community Risk Reduction for the Fire and Emergency Services Unit 7

Watch the video, “Beyond the Flames: The Story of Project Wildfire”. It is about a collaborative fire-wise effort dealing with wildland fire interface risk reduction efforts in the community of Bend, Oregon. Following the video, in one to two pages, answer the questions listed below. Be as specific as possible.

a. What was the critical risk reduction issue for Bend, Oregon?

b. Who were the members of the leadership team for the initiative?

c. Which of the eight stages of change were used by the leadership team?

d. What were the leadership keys to the success of the initiative?

e. Identify and explain the leadership lessons that you found in this video.