More Prescribed Burns Could Prevent Washington Megafires

Washington State is seeing an increase in the frequency of large wildfires. The years 2014 and 2015 saw back-to-back record wildfires.

Any fire, or complex of fires, that exceeds 100,000 acres is known as a megafire. The entire 20th century saw five in Washington. The first 15 years of the 21st century saw nine. read more >>