Forest fire as a danger in times of climate change the hand­book for forest owners. With rising temper­a­tures and increas­ing dry peri­ods, forest fires are becom­ing more frequent in Central Europe. Forest fires repre­sent a major economic loss. With this book, five chap­ters explain to forest owners and fire­fight­ers how fires start in the forest, what measures reduce the risk of forest fires, how to behave prop­erly in the event of a fire, and what promotes forest regeneration.