Posted April 7, 2015 1:40 am by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Spring wildfire season has returned
Spring wildfire season has returned
Michigan DNR
Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan -( The melting snow may be a welcome change from winter’s chill, but the Department of Natural Resources reminds residents that pleasant weather also brings the threat of wildfires.

“Fire season gets going when dead grass and leaves become exposed after warm temperatures melt snow from easily ignited fields and forests,” explained Dan Laux, DNR fire prevention specialist.

He added that several factors contribute to the increased wildfire risk in the spring

“Dead grass becomes flammable as it dries out,” Laux explained. “People don’t realize …read more

Via:: AmmoLand

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