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Old 08-15-2021, 07:45 AM
 
Location: The Hills of Beverly, California
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1924 was the summer of endless fires
https://www.sierrasun.com/news/1924-...endless-fires/


Compared to the amount of acres burned by wildfires in the year 2017, the 1920's decade was much worse, with nearly 5 times as many acres burned in some years.

Anyone else sick of the mainstream media creating unnecessary hysteria over these wildfires?
They've done the exact same thing with Covid-19, and too many other issues to count.
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Old 08-15-2021, 07:55 AM
 
Location: Old Mother Idaho
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There was no aircraft fire suppression in the 1920s.

If we had no tankers fighting our big fires, they would be much, much larger than they are. 1924 was a summer of endless fire, but was was 2004, 2007, 2017, 2019, and now 2021.

Hysteria? Unnecessary?
That all depends on how badly your state is alight. You're a fool if you think Beverly Hills is fireproof. Do you remember Oakland Hils in 1991?
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Old 08-15-2021, 08:08 AM
 
Location: The Hills of Beverly, California
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There was no aircraft fire suppression in the 1920s.

If we had no tankers fighting our big fires, they would be much, much larger than they are. 1924 was a summer of endless fire, but was was 2004, 2007, 2017, 2019, and now 2021.

Hysteria? Unnecessary?
That all depends on how badly your state is alight. You're a fool if you think Beverly Hills is fireproof. Do you remember Oakland Hils in 1991?
Wildfires have ALWAYS been a natural part of the southwestern U.S.
Some pine tree species cannot reproduce unless fires burn their pine cones to release the seeds contained within, and the same is true for other plant species as well.

Wildfires help remove dead growth, opening up space for newly rooted plants/trees to grow.

Wildfires do get worse during periods of drought. Right now we have a significant drought in the Southwest U.S., the same exact conditions which occurred in the 1920s, when wildfires burned far more acreage. The southwest periodically goes through periods of drought, that is just a natural part of the environment here. Everyone who lives in the SW must accept those risks.

The media is trying to create hysteria over this and twist it into some leftwing political agenda, in order to blame "climate change", despite the fact that droughts and wildfires have ALWAYS occurred in the southwest.
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Old 08-15-2021, 08:48 AM
 
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Wildfires have ALWAYS been a natural part of the southwestern U.S.
Some pine tree species cannot reproduce unless fires burn their pine cones to release the seeds contained within, and the same is true for other plant species as well.

Wildfires help remove dead growth, opening up space for newly rooted plants/trees to grow.

Wildfires do get worse during periods of drought. Right now we have a significant drought in the Southwest U.S., the same exact conditions which occurred in the 1920s, when wildfires burned far more acreage. The southwest periodically goes through periods of drought, that is just a natural part of the environment here. Everyone who lives in the SW must accept those risks.

The media is trying to create hysteria over this and twist it into some leftwing political agenda, in order to blame "climate change", despite the fact that droughts and wildfires have ALWAYS occurred in the southwest.
Yep, of course wildfires and droughts have always existed…..but it’s getting worse…..and will continue to get worse as we dump more heat warming gases into the atmosphere.

You can’t argue against the laws of physics.
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