WATCH: This is how wildfires spread

2018-11-20 05:30

A human action can start a raging wildfire or it can happen naturally by the sun, a lightning strike, a heatwave, and a volcanic eruption.

Once the fire ignites, howling winds or "fuel" like dry leaves and twigs can cause the fire to spread.

Almost 80% of wildfires are actually caused by human carelessness like arson or cigarette butts.

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