Two Sides of Fire. …. Fire can be destructive. But it can be beneficial as well…. Key Points. What Determines fire Behavior? What happens in a forest with no change or lack of fire? Fire kills disease, reduces harmful insect populations, and returns nutrients to the soil.
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…. Fire can be destructive.
But it can be beneficial as well…..
Low intensity, surface fire
Reduces fuel buildup
Returns nutrients to soil
Can develop into destructive crown fire
Loss of habitat
Soil damage & erosion
Dangerous near urban interface
Forests that have burned within the past 50 years will usually burn near the ground