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In California, the Bear Fire, part of the North Complex Fire, burned more than 100,000 acres in 24 hours after igniting.

The vast majority of wildfires in the United States are ignited by human sources — power lines, cigarette butts, machinery, or, in the case of one infamous recent fire, a gender reveal stunt.

We know that even if California starts lighting prescribed fires at the rate we need to ignite them, our Septembers will be filled with smoke for the rest of our lives.

Now unusually strong winds are threatening to knock down power lines and ignite more wildfires, prompting the state’s largest utility to plan power cuts for more than 500,000 people.

Second, record-low interest rates ignited a historic boom in refinancing.

There’s a lot of different variables in all those cases, but speaking about George Floyd specifically, because that really was what ignited everything, I talked about it several times.

It has ignited scholarly and policy debates about the region’s development models and strategies.

The fuse is connected to a firing device which ignites them when disturbed.

If the wick is too small, the fire may burn back thru the burner and ignite the oil in the bowl.

Huge masses of burning gas will be hurled forth on the wind and ignite the trees two and three hundred yards distant.

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