A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation that occurs
in the countryside or a wilderness area. Other names such as brush fire, bush ...
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 ...
Uncontrolled blazes fueled by weather, wind, and dry underbrush, wildfires can
burn acres of land—and consume everything in their paths—in mere minutes.
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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.
Essential wildfire prevention information. Learn how to build a SAFE campfire to
prevent wildfires. Campfire Safety. See how easily burning debris can start a ...
"Wildfire" is the term applied to any unwanted, unplanned, damaging fire burning
in forest, shrub or grass and is one of the most powerful natural forces known to ...
View a continuously updated map of US wildfire locations, perimeters, fire
potential areas, burn areas, precipitation, and social media.
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Oct 1, 2014 ... thresholds required to sustain significant wildfires. Northern California and
Hawaii: Significant wildland fire potential will remain above normal ...