The 2018 Maple Fire caused incredible loss, damage to forest in the Kitsap area. The flames scorched 3,300 acres of land and destroyed dozens of valuable bigleaf maple trees. It was caused by theives.
I brought up the topic of wildfires last month and specifically discussed the issue of wildfire arsons. I wanted to continue the subject briefly again this month. The problem can’t be overlooked. According to Verisk’s 2017 Wildfire Risk Analysis, 4.5 million U.S. homes were identified at high or extreme risk of wildfire, with more than … Continue reading More Talk about Wildfires
With all the talk about wildfires in California and the Northwest these past several months I thought I would look at fire prevention and specifically at arson’s. Although we haven’t heard much about the causes of some of the biggest blazes this year, over time it is estimated that about 30% of all forest fires … Continue reading Arsons and Wildfires