Video Break blog on sacbee.com

Funny, entertaining and sometimes newsy videos

Associated Press

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.



About Video Break Blog

David Caraccio is a Sacramento native and online news editor with over 23 years of journalism experience. A graduate of San Diego State University, he enjoys finding and viewing videos worth watching. Email: dcaraccio@sacbee.com. On Twitter: @DavidCaraccio. Phone: (916) 321-1125.

Video Break Archives

Note: The Video Break blog switched blog platforms in October 2013. All posts after the switch are found here. Older posts are available using the list below.

Sacramento Bee Job listing powered by Careerbuilder.com
Quick Job Search
Sacramento Bee Jobs »
Buy
Used Cars
Dealer and private-party ads
Make:

Model:

Price Range:
to
Search within:
miles of ZIP

Advanced Search | 1982 & Older

TODAY'S CIRCULARS