Wildfires Sweeping the Nation
By: John Rowley, Cash Patterson
What do they do?
Wildfires often destroy homes, brush, trees and wildlife. Although there are many negative impacts from wildfires but also the ash provides rich soil for growing crops.
Come Help us to Prevent This Problem!
S.T.T (Save the trees)
On April 22nd (earth day) come help us to prevent this problem by going to your nearest forest and picking one tree to water. Soak this tree as much as possible and the areas around it to help it to be harder to catch fire. Spread the word and try to get every tree watered.
Impacts and fun facts!
- Forest Fires destroy agriculture
- Forest Fires destroy homes and structures
- Forest Fires produce ash through a chemical change which makes the soil rich for plants.
- There is also such thing as a fire tornado which is basically a tornado made of fire.
- Forest fires usually happen in moist areas.
- Humans can be severely injured if they do not have a proper plan for a forest fire.
- Forest fire destroy animal homes
- Forest fires negatively impact a lot of wildlife.
- It can take humans several years to rebuild after a wildfire
5 Things to be prepared for a wildfire
- Have A disaster plan
- Know if your in a wildfire prone area
- Have a garden hose that can go all the way around you home
- Have a disaster supplies kit in your home and car (good things to include are:first aid kit, battery operated radio and flashlight, protective clothing and written instructions on how to turn off electricity, water and gas)
- Always listen to the radio and television for the e\latest information and instructions for you area.