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April 13, 2017

FIRE SEASON

Wildfires can cause major environmental, social and economic damages. The loss of timber, wildlife habitat, homes and even lives may result from a devastating wildfire. The wildfire that does not start is the one that does not have to be fought.

Prevention is the key in helping to reduce the number of human caused fires. Even though Florida is the lightning capital of the world, arson and escaped debris burning are still the two main causes of wildfires in Florida.

Posted by Nick Vacco - 04/13/17, 07:01 PM