A uncontrolled fire that often occurs in wild land areas .
Impact on environment negative and positive results
- helps the tree growth
- puts nutrients in the soil
- destroys nature
How to stay safe and protected
- if you need to evacuate then do so immediately
- wear protective clothing
- lock your home
- if you leave then call and tell someone where you are going
- choose a safe route away from the fire,watch for changes in speed and wind.
Common locations of the fires
a wildfire can occur anywhere , but it mostly occurs in forested and vegetated areas.
- Firefighters also refer to these disasters as surface fires, dependent crown fires, spot fires, and ground fires.
- 90% of all wildfires are started by humans
- An average of 1.2 million acres of US woodland burn every year.