Warm, dry conditions jump start wildfire season
Published 03/22/2012, The Jamestown Sun
Although warmer weather is being embraced by many snow-accustomed residents in the Plains and Upper Midwest, the unseasonably dry conditions have turned the region’s vast grasslands into a tinderbox. Wildfires have already scorched thousands of acres, destroyed rural homes and caused two deaths.Word count: 832
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.