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Basic science of wildfires - and of fighting them

05/15/2014 5:48 PM

05/15/2014 5:50 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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