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    Author(s): Donald A. Haines; William A. Main; Eugene F. McNamara
    Date: 1978
    Source: Research Paper NC-158. 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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    Description

    Describes factors that contribute to forest fires in Pennsylvania. Includes an analysis of basic statistics; distribution of fires during normal, drought, and wet years; fire cause, fire activity by day-of-week; multiple-fire day; and fire climatology.

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    Citation

    Haines, Donald A.; Main, William A.; McNamara, Eugene F. 1978. Forest fires in Pennsylvania. Research Paper NC-158. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    fire protection and prevention, initial attack, fire control, multiple-fire day, fire cause, fire weather

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