Asked in Wildfires
Does wild fire catastrophe have weather or geologic or humans cause?
October 11, 2014 12:38AM
Wildfires can be the result weather, human action, or geologic activity. Many fires nowadays are caused by humans being careless with campfires or cigarettes. Some even result from deliberate acts of arson. However, there are also plenty of fires sparked by lighting. This is how most natural fires get started. On rare occasions there is a geologic cause: lava flows from volcanoes can start fires. Note however, that no matter the cause, weather plays a major role in how a fire behaves.