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PREFERRED TERM
fires  
ENTRY TERMS
  • fire preparedness
  • fires (uncontrolled)
  • wildfires
SCOPE NOTE
  • Combustion, marked by flames or intense heat, in natural settings, often ignited by lightning or human activities. For fires set as part of natural resource management, use 'controlled fires'.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/fires
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