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Wildfires are 'quasi-natural' hazards, meaning that they are not entirely natural
features (like volcanoes, earthquakes and tropical storms). This is because they ...
Wildfires What is a wildfire? A wildfire also known as a wildland fire, forest fire,
vegetation fire, grass fire, peat fire, bushfire (in Australia), or hill fire is an ...
Apr 9, 2014 ... Wildfires often begin unnoticed. These fires are usually triggered by lightning or
accidents. They spread quickly, igniting brush, trees, and ...
Essential wildfire prevention information. Learn how to build a SAFE campfire to
prevent wildfires. Campfire Safety. See how easily burning debris can start a ...
Fire locations are based on data provided by the National Interagency
Coordination Center and are subject to change. Large incident map currently
updated on ...
Wildfires can spread quickly and every second counts. Talk with members of your
household about how to prevent wildfires and what to do if one occurs.
NCDC added Alaska climate divisions to its nClimDiv dataset on Friday, March 6,
2015, coincident with the release of the February 2015 monthly monitoring ...
National Wildlife Federation looked at how global warming is fueling Western
wildfires in the report, Increased Risk of Catastrophic Wildfires: Global Warming's
May 8, 2015 ... Scientists say the California drought could strengthen wildfires that destroy
homes, affect watersheds and cost millions of dollars to end.