What is a Wildfire?
Wildfires are any unplanned fires that burn in forests and other wildlands, such as shrub or grass communities. They’re a powerful natural force we must fully understand, and respect, in order to best help control. Nearly nine out of 10 wildfires nationwide are caused by humans and could have been prevented.
Benefits of Fire
Not all fires, or their effects, are bad for the environment.
Understanding the science behind wildland fires.
Learn about the frontline and tools for fighting wildfires.