The Two Sides Of Fire: The Two Side Of Fire

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The Two Sides OF Fire “Fire has been around for millions of years, but it has only been in the last 1.5 million years that humans have figured out how use it” (“Facts About Fire”). I always have wonder why fire is the only element that doesn’t associate with the species. For example water, earth, and air all have species that can have direct contact. Fishes that live in water or people that live in land. But There is no specie on this planet that can have direct contact with fire and not get hurt. Maybe that’s the reason why animals and people referred to fire as dangerous. Especially if we 're talking about wildfires which has a big impact on people and wildland. But at the end no matter how dangerous, and destructive fire is, people still…show more content…
I didn 't had any trouble trying to search the internet since I had access to a computer and internet connection in my house and school. Trying to look for a source to start searching didn 't gave me trouble either since I had a list of sources in hand. The first article that I explored was called (“Wildfires”) from the National Geographic Website. In the article I learned that depending on the weather conditions wildfires can have different reactions. For example in the article they stated that “Uncontrolled blazes fueled by weather, wind, and dry underbrush, wildfires can burn acres of land and consume everything in their paths in mere minutes” (“Wildfires”). I also learned the good effects that wildfires has on the environment. “naturally occurring wildfires are fundamental in nature as they return nutrients to the soil by burning dead trees, plants, and land. They also act as disinfectant by removing poisoning plants, insects, and all soft of dangerous things” (“Wildfires”). That 's the information that I learned from the article, and while it wasn 't much I did manage to find key information. Next I visited two more websites. The first one was actually a online magazine (“Into The Wildfire”) from The New York Times Magazine. The first thing that I notice was how clean, organized, and simple this online magazine was. it did however had a big flaw, it only concentrated on the way firefighters deal with wildfires, and didn 't…show more content…
Since I had no idea where to begin looking I went to Mr. Dilts. and ask him for help. He was really generous and helpful he even highlight the section that contain the information i was looking for. I was really thankful. He provide me with a book called Forest Fires by margaret fuller. The book included a useful table of content which was really helpful. At first I though that this book wouldn’t include any new information than the one I already had but boy was I wrong. This book provided more information than any of my other sources. The first piece was the way fire attacks. there are actually three ways which are described as passive, active, and independent fire crown. a passive fire crown will burned the surface and in rare occasions a three, active fire is more dangerous as it 'll consume both the surface fuels and trees, and independent fire will consume everything on its path and even yards ahead. I also learned that Crown fires travel rapidly from place to place since they do not stay in one place long. The book also included a section of effects after wildfires which was one of the things I wanted to learn. For example the smoke of wildland fire which contains tiny particles of ash penetrate on the lungs and remain there for a long period of time or until checked. In the other side the book also provided the
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