Fires were started

michael at michael at
Mon Aug 7 14:01:26 PDT 2000

One of the problems is not that they were untended, but that they were "tended". Fires are natural in the region. By preventing forest fires, the small fires that clean out the underbrush do not happen, so they get huge fires that ravage the forests

> Any views on the forest fires that are reported here?
> Too much land retired from productive use and untended?
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