Feeling the Heat

October 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;10/9/2006, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p2
The article offers information about the wildfire season in the U.S. The 2006 wildfire season is one for the record books, having already burned more land across the U.S. than in any year since 1960. Wildfires generally occur in the West and have done serious damage there this year. Experts say one big reason is that much of the U.S. experienced record-setting heat waves in 2006.


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