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An Explanation of Origin and Causes of Wildfire Montana and Big

An Explanation of Origin and Causes of Wildfire Montana and Big


Study Shows 84% of Wildfires Caused by Humans

A pole supporting electric wires goes up in flames in a wildfire.

July's wildfires and record heat waves

The Rim Fire burned more than 250,000 acres (1,000 km2) of forest near Yosemite National Park, in 2013

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BIG BEND, CA - NOVEMBER 10: The Camp Fire burns in the hills on

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2017 Montana wildfires. 2017 08 28-

An Air National Guard Blackhawk helicopter drops water adjacent to onlooking firefighters (lower right).


The Carr Fire spread toward the towns of Douglas City and Lewiston near Redding, California

Causes of California's worst wildfires: power lines, lightning, arson, more

Living with Fire in Northern California

Smoke trail from a fire seen while looking towards Dargo from Swifts Creek, Victoria, Australia, 11 January 2007

Burned timber on Rainey Creek in Lolo National Forest, Montana following 1910 fires.

A house on fire

Legion Lake Fire

California fires leave devastation in their wake


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Legion Lake Fire

An animation of satellite images shows a giant cloud erupting from California's Carr Fire late in the afternoon of July 26, 2018.

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Investigating Wildfires: Interpreting Directional Indicators - Die-out pattern chart

The Nuttall fire rages atop Mount Graham in Arizona on July 6, 2004, threatening the 100-foot-high fire towers of Heligraph Lookout.

Fire rages feet away from California home

Wrapping up the Vineyard Fire

Is pyroterrorism a threat in the United States?

More on the Wildfires

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A man watches the Thomas Fire in the hills above Carpinteria, California. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

New research suggests hominids were building fire by at least one million years ago.

Photo by Martin Volunteer Fire Department.

A firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport,

(1 of ) Flames of the River Fire advance along a ridgeline near Hopland, California, on Saturday, July 28, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

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Inside the firestorm

Origin and Cause Photo Gallery

Figure 2.2 Example of a debris pile that may burn out of control and spread to other locations ...

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Investigating Wildfires: Interpreting Directional Indicators - Cupping

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California Fire Map: 2018 Wildfire Tracker for Northern, Central and Southern California

How to help victims of the California wildfires

Woolsey fire november 2018

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Figure 1.2 Burned forest in Yellowstone National Park ...

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Map of 1910 fires in the national forests of the western U.S. Does not show fires on state, private, or other federal lands, which could triple total area.

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This is a photo from the Gap Fire in 2008, which burned over 9,000 acres in a very similar area to the Painted Cave Fire in the chaparral-covered Santa Ynez ...

Vineyard Fire at approximately 6:30 p.m. MDT August 11, 2018. Photo by Wendee Pettis.

The Yarnell Disaster: What Caused the Deadliest Fire in 80 Years? - The Atlantic

But the points of origin are critically important. With the danger from the fires finally ebbing, teams of investigators have been gathering at these places ...

A plume of smoke near Dolliver's dump signaled the end of Bar Harbor's splendid era and the worst of the terrifying Maine fires of 1947.

Ring of Fire

An airplane flies over a large wildfire plume from a recent flareup of the Woolsey Fire

A map showing population density growth projections (left) and a map showing fire hazards. Mann et al./Land Use Policy

What (or Who) Caused the Great Chicago Fire?

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InciWeb - Incident Information System

Smoke and flames rise from grassland Kibbutz Be'eri in southern Israel after Palestinians flew a kite laden with a Molotov cocktail over the border on May 2 ...

They like it so much that it is believed they keep the fire going by picking up burning twigs in their claws and carrying it some distance to a patch of ...

Wallace, Idaho, after the Big Blowup

California wildfires: Photos show Malibu in flames from Woolsey Fire - Business Insider

The Brownstone Fire seen burning in the Brownstone Creek drainage on 9/7/2018

Remembering The 1988 Yellowstone Fires

The National Park Service allowed June lightning-caused fires to burn until July 14, 1988 in Yellowstone National Park. Park policy was to let all natural ...

2015 California Wildfires


Cell phone videos show drivers fleeing fire. An airplane flies over a large ...

Fire activity in the region is shown in red below.

Investigating Wildfires: Interpreting Directional Indicators - Die-out pattern

The Science Behind Hawaii's Surprising 2018 Volcanic Eruption

Newspaper clippings about the 1910 Fires from Montana, Idaho, and Washington.

Figure 4—Fire in Kennedy Meadows, California, with mountain big sagebrush in foreground. Photo courtesy of Wildlandfire.com.

Lava flows from the crater of Kilauea volcano as dozens of structures, including at least

Figure 5—Locations of postfire recovery study sites in mountain big sagebrush communities. In some cases, multiple study sites in close proximity (e.g., ...

Fire of London

Investigators search for the cause of the Atlas Fire along Atlas Peak Road. Photo:

Assayii Fire June 15, 2014. InciWeb photo.

1988 Yellowstone Fire

This is a very rough approximation of the location of the Vineyard Fire southeast of Hot Springs, SD.

Incident List with F300 Starts

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