Behind the Lines: Fighting a Wildland Fire

Wildfires and Public Lands: Free Film Series, Discussions and More Santa Barbara Reads The Big Burn.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Faulkner Gallery, 40 E. Anapamu St. , Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Community Events, Film Screening


Filmed during the 2007-2008 Zaca and Gap fires in Santa Barbara County, Behind the Lines gives a look at what goes into fighting a large-scale wildfire. This film screened at the 2010 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Filmed during the 2007-2008 California wildfire seasons, Behind the Lines gives audiences a look at what goes into fighting a large-scale wildfire. Through interviews with the men and women behind the lines and facing the fire, audiences will get a glimpse of the magnitude and effort put in by people from all over the United States to keep the fire from reaching our communities and our home.

Other Santa Barbara Reads and UCSB Reads highlights are panel discussions featuring UCSB professors discussing The Big Burn, on Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Rd.; and Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Library. The Los Padres National Forest will bring special children’s presentation to the branch libraries during February, with a visit from Smokey Bear. More information is available at the Santa Barbara Public Library web site, All library programs are free and open to the public.

Phone: 805-564-5633

Event posted Feb. 2, 2014
Last updated Feb. 2, 2014


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