Wildfires 2014: Inside The Inferno

Confirmed for BBC Two on 15 June at 9.00pm to 10.00pm

Ep 2/2

Sunday 15 June



Kate Humble and Simon Reeve experience the front line of wildfire-fighting in New South Wales, Australia.

In this second programme, Kate and Simon investigate what makes wildfires so unpredictable and what causes the biggest, most extreme infernos such as fire tornadoes. They explore why wind can be a firefighter’s worst enemy, discover the surprising techniques that are used to stop wildfires in their tracks, and meet the scientists unlocking the secrets of fire behaviour, to help those fighting them on the front line.