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The causes of fires on northeastern national forests.Author(s): William A. Main; Donald A. Haines
Source: Research Paper NC-102. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionPresents cross-tabulations of classes of people, activities, and causes responsible for forest fires on national forests. The data combinations indicate that greater prevention efforts might be directed toward hunters and fishermen.
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CitationMain, William A.; Haines, Donald A. 1974. The causes of fires on northeastern national forests. Research Paper NC-102. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsfire prevention, incendiarism, individual fire reports, hunter-fisherman fires, cost-loss
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