<=""> . Wildfires . Firefighters say they have never seen fires burn the way they did in the 2013 fire season. . Mountains underwent a lot of changes in 2013 . Winters were warmer causing smaller snowpacks that melted earlier.
Firefighters say they have never seen fires burn the way they did in the 2013 fire season.
“The frequency, severity and extent of wildfire is strongly linked to climate. With the warming climate we are experiencing earlier snowmelt , lower summer moisture and fuel moisture, more drought, and longer fire seasons”.
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