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Numbers in the News: Wildfires

Because of warming temperatures and infrequent rainfall, wildfires in the U.S. are getting worse.

SOURCES: NATIONAL INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER, VERISK

SOURCES: NATIONAL INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER, VERISK

SOURCES: NATIONAL INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER, VERISK; IMAGES: SHUTTERSTOCK (FLAMES)

SOURCES: NATIONAL INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER, VERISK

THINK ABOUT IT: What could people and governments do to reduce the risk of wildfire damage?

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