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  1. Wildfires By: Emily Norton

  2. What is a Wildfire? • A wildfire is a fire that starts in the wild. By the simplest things such as cigarettes or a spark from a car or a chainsaw. • A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire often occurring in wild land areas.

  3. What Causes a Wildfire? • Droughts make everything dry so things can start a fire easily. • Common causes of wildfires include lightning, human carelessness, and volcano eruptions.

  4. Damaged Caused by a Wildfire? • Miles of plains, forests, and animal habitats can be destroyed by these fires.

  5. Steps to Prepare to be safe in a Wildfire. • Close all openings to your house. That includes all doors, windows, and vents. Close any window glass protection like shutters, heavy drapes, and blinds. • Remove light and flammable curtains from the windows.