Wildfires: A Growing Hazard in the U.S. Archived
Over 2,200 wildfires occur in the United States each year. In March of 2006 residents in the Texas panhandle suffered through over a week of devastating wildfires that took 12 lives and damaged over $16 million in property. In 2004, wildfires burned 8 million acres in 40 states. For information to help you prevent future wildfire tragedies go to http://www.emergency.cdc.gov. Created: 8/3/2007 by MMWR. Date Released: 8/24/2007. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.
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