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Fall Fire Season Risk Above Average Across Appalachians

Wildland Firefighting

A new report issued by the Southern Fire Exchange warns of an active fire season across the Appalachians, reports WCYB 5.

The report serves as a guide for firefighters and other emergency planners across the area, providing tips and recommendations to them.

The report finds that the fall fire season is most likely to begin earlier and extend deeper into fall than normal due to persisting and building drought and the predicted weather pattern.

The full report is available here