California Wildfires

Wildfire is an ever present threat for those living in regions worldwide where the weather conditions foster out of control fires.

A firefighter passes a burning home as the Hillside fire burns in San Bernardino, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019.  

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The Stats

 

By the numbers

Preparing for Fire.

NASA Photo

Thomas Fire Scar

Source: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response and modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017) processed by the European Space Agency. Instrument(s): Terra – MODIS Sentinel-2 Detail

Lessons.

What can we do better to prevent life and property damage?

Prepare.

Fire will come again