Wildfire Articles

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What Happens During a Wildfire?

Aug 15, 2023

Wildfires can be deadly and disruptive. Learn more about what happens during a wildfire, including how it can affect everything from wildlife to infrastructure.

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The Impact of Drought on Wildfire Risk

Aug 8, 2023

Delve into the profound impacts of drought on wildfire risk, and how our overall outlook is changing as a result of climate change with expert guidance from the WFCA.

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Montana Fire Season: In-Depth Guide

Aug 1, 2023

Explore details regarding the Montana fire season from the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA). Learn when is it, how long it lasts, risk factors and more.

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How to Stay Safe During a Wildfire

Jul 25, 2023

Don’t wait until it’s too late. Learn how to prepare for a wildfire and stay safe during and after the disaster with expert guidance and tips from the WFCA.


Michigan Fire Season: In-Depth Guide

Jul 18, 2023

Explore the Michigan fire season with details from the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA). Learn when it is, how long it lasts, risk factors and more.

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Campfire Safety Tips

Jul 11, 2023

Enjoy the great outdoors safely with our top campfire safety tips. Learn how to prevent accidents and protect yourself and the environment with guidance from the WFCA.

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