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WABE: In The Southeast, Many People Move To Fire-Prone Areas, But Few Know The Risk

It’s hard to think about forest fires in the Southeast this year with all the rain we have had, but it was not that many years ago that fires were a terrible reality. I remember walking out of my office in northeast GA smelling the smoke in 2016 from the fires in the mountains to the north. Molly Samuel of WABE has produced an excellent long-form piece on how folks in the Southeast don’t always appreciate the risks of fire when they move to wooded areas. You can read it or listen to it here.

Source: NASA