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  • Wildfires - Environment - National Geographic

    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disaster...

    Read an article about wildfires in the United States and get information, facts, and
    more about wildfires from National Geographic.

  • Wildfire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wildfire

    Wildfires are 'quasi-natural' hazards, meaning that they are not entirely natural
    features (like volcanoes, earthquakes and tropical storms). This is because they ...

  • Wildfires - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wildfire.htm

    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 ...

  • Wildfires | Ready.gov

    http://www.ready.gov/wildfires

    Apr 9, 2014 ... Wildfires often begin unnoticed. These fires are usually triggered by lightning or
    accidents. They spread quickly, igniting brush, trees, and ...

  • Smokey Bear - Stop Wildfires

    http://www.smokeybear.com/wildfires.asp

    Essential wildfire prevention information. Learn how to build a SAFE campfire to
    prevent wildfires. Campfire Safety. See how easily burning debris can start a ...

  • Active Fire Mapping Program

    http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/

    Fire locations are based on data provided by the National Interagency
    Coordination Center and are subject to change. Large incident map currently
    updated on ...

  • Wildfire Preparedness | How to Prepare for Wildfires | Red Cross

    http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/wildfire

    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.

  • Wildfires - National Climatic Data Center - NOAA

    https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/fire

    NCDC added Alaska climate divisions to its nClimDiv dataset on Friday, March 6,
    2015, coincident with the release of the February 2015 monthly monitoring ...

  • Global Warming and Wildfires - National Wildlife Federation

    http://www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Threats-to-Wildlife/Global-Warming/Global-...

    National Wildlife Federation looked at how global warming is fueling Western
    wildfires in the report, Increased Risk of Catastrophic Wildfires: Global Warming's
     ...

  • How the California Drought Is Increasing the Potential for ... - Time

    http://time.com/3849320/california-drought-wildfires/

    May 8, 2015 ... Scientists say the California drought could strengthen wildfires that destroy
    homes, affect watersheds and cost millions of dollars to end.