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Wild Fires and Forest 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 Natural Disasters Earth Science Glossary
Geography Natural Disasters Earth Science Glossary
Online Books
Forest Fires: Behavior and Ecological Effects
Forest fires: Their Causes, Extent, and Effects, Summary of of Destruction...
Forest Fires By Janet Piehl
Forest Fires By Michele Ingber Drohan
Online Resources
Wikipedia The Why Files USGS A Global Perspective on Wildfires
USGA Weather Wizkids Ready.gov Wild Fire Topics of Study
FEMA SmokeyTheBear Borealforest fire prevention
UNECE NASA Firewise