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Nature’s Fireworks… Wildfire

Last winter, much of the U.S. saw above average temperatures and less snowfall than usual. People across the country enjoyed a spring-like (and sometimes even summer-like) winter. The mild weather does not come without a price. During the winter, ski slopes and other tourist activities lost profits. Months later the price is being paid in the form of wildfire, an unpredictable and untamable force of nature.