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CBS This Morning - Inside the Lab

CBS This Morning interviews Mark Finney, Jason Forthofer, and team.

Scientists at a U.S. Forest Service lab in Montana are fighting fires by lighting fires, reports CBS News' Carter Evans. Research forester Mark Finney and his team have spent decades building a series of demonstrations in the lab that replicate real-world fire conditions out in the wild. They use cameras mounted from 10 different angles to both document the fire's behavior and take measurements.

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Modified: Sep 24, 2018