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        Wildfire: Wildfire Basics | Science Trek

        This video segment from IdahoPTV's Science Trek explains how oxygen, fuel, and heat make up a fire triangle. The job of a fire fighter is to eliminate at least one of these elements. Find out the 3 ways in which wildfire spreads and how firefighters use weather, geology, and science to fight fires. What are some of the benefits to wildfires and why is it important to rehabilitate the landscape after a fire?

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        Wildfire: Wildfire Basics

        Wildfires are a natural part of the ecosystem, but they can get out of control and cause lots of damage. Find out about wildfires and what it takes to put a fire out.

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        Wildfire: Wildfire Types

        Not all fires are alike. Find out about the different types of wildfires.

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        Wildfire: Wildfire Characteristics

        How do you describe a wildfire? Learn more about the parts and characteristics of wildfire.

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