Wildfires burn record 10 million acres

Since 2000, the wildfire season has grown longer and more severe. A record 10.125 million acres were burned by wildfires in 2015, breaking the record set in 2006, said the USDA, which spent $2.6 billion on firefighting, its most expensive fire season ever. Thirteen firefighters were killed and 4,500 homes and other structures were destroyed. In… » Read More

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