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A firefighter moves past a burning structure during a wildfire Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Escondido, Calif.

Basic science of wildfires - and of fighting them

Published: Thursday, May. 15, 2014 - 5:48 pm

Fires are simple yet complex, and when conditions are right, fighting them is a daunting task. Here’s a breakdown of why things burn, how they are battled, and why the fight can be tough.

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