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. Helicopter spreading water over a forest fire. This page explains what
actions to take if you receive a fire weather watch alert from the National Weather
Wildfires are 'quasi-natural' hazards, meaning that they are not entirely natural
features (like volcanoes, earthquakes and tropical storms). This is because they ...
WHAT IS A WILDFIRE? "Wildfire" is the term applied to any unwanted, unplanned
, damaging fire burning in forest, shrub or grass and is one of the most powerful ...
Remote Sensing Applications Center - USDA Forest Service.
Drought conditions out West have combined with strong winds and triple-digit
heat to spark a particularly devastating wildfire season.Here, a firefighter works to
In Washington and elsewhere around the West, dry conditions and summer
storms mean wildfires are growing larger and becoming more volatile each
Sep 21, 2015 ... One of the worst wildfires in California's history tore through another 162 homes
and was threatening thousands more along with another ...
Between January 1 and October 30, 2015 there were 53,798 wildfires in the U.S.,
which burned 9,407,571 acres, according to the National Interagency Fire ...
#Arctic, boreal #wildfires are rapidly consuming more forests and peat ... The
Wildfire Conundrum: on the cost of fighting #wildfires, while developing more ...