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Wildfire

A wildfire, also known as a forest fire, vegetation fire, grass fire, brush fire, or bushfire (in Australasia), is an uncontrolled fire often occurring in wildland areas, but which can also consume houses or agricultural resources.

Drought and the prevention of small forest fires are major contributors to extreme forest fires.

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