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Wild Fires and Fire Prevention

GeographyThe burning of wooded areas such as forest by natural and man made consequences. Often millions of acres are destroyed annually.
 
Forest Fire Prevention
1. When burning leaves always keep a source of water nearby to prevent the fire from spreading.
2. Never burn leaves when you have high wind gusts.
3. Never leave a campfire burning without someone present.
Geography Earth Science Science Social Studies  Natural Disasters Disaster
Geography Earth Science Science Social Studies Natural Disasters Disasters
Online Resources
NASA The Why Files Wikipedia USGS A Global Perspective on Wildfires
USGA Weather Wizkids Britannica.com Ready.gov Wild Fire Topics of Study
FEMA Glossary SmokeyTheBear Borealforest fire prevention
Firewise UNECE Environment Scholarly Articles
OnlineReports
NFPA US Forest Service Federation Of American Scientists
U.S. GAO

USDA Forest Service

Fire Prevention and Control