Ways Firefighters Put Out Wildfires

Source: Josh O'Connor

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Wildfires are happening all over California. Firefighter are trying to stop all these fires from happening. Firefighters are doing different ways to stop the fires. Firefighters use planes that have fertilizer and water and they put it just out side of the fire. Another way to put out wildfires is called Control Line it can be manmade by clearing out an extended line of brush. Natural Control Line is a river or a rocky ridge. One more way firefighters put out wildfires is called Burring Out. A burnout is one of several ways to bolster control line and further prevent a blaze from escaping the established boundaries.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               RELATED STORIES:

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