The Cost Of Forest Fires

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Forest Fires have taken over the world, literally. These fires have spread across multiple states such as, California, Oregon and Washington. The West is the most affected by these large fires because of the combination of dry lands and warm temperatures. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, the U.S. has over eight million acres burned just in 2015 and the year is not over just yet. Forest fires are not only dangerous, but they cost a great deal of money to repair the damage. The U.S. government has already paid over two billion dollars trying to stop these forest fires as indicated in the “The Cost of America’s Forest Fires Has More than Quintupled in the past 20 Years”. The negative aspect of the fires is also causing

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