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Size, intensity of wildfires in U.S. increasing

Jul 3, 2013

Size, intensity of wildfires in U.S. increasing

Volatile weather patterns marked by shortened winters, stifling heat waves and prolonged droughts. New housing developments encroaching on fire-prone lands. Shrinking budgets for fire prevention measures. That dangerous combination of factors helps explain the increasingly voracious wildfires that have ripped through the western United ...