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Congressional Research Service

CRS Report RL30755
Forest Fire / Wildfire Protection

Historical Background
Concerns and Problems
Fuel Management
Fire Control
Wildfire Effects
Roles and Responsibilities
Current Issues

CRS Report RS21544 Wildfire Protection Funding

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Forest Fire/Wildfire Protection

Updated February 14, 2005


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Carle, David. Burning Questions: America’s Fight With Nature’s Fire. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2002. 298 p.

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Pyne, Stephen J., Patricia L. Andrews, and Richard D. Laven. Introduction to Wildland Fire, 2nd ed. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996. 769 p.

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