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Wildfires Got Better Before They Got Worse

One evening in 1861, Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain, started a cooking fire along the Nevada shore of Lake Tahoe that jumped to the surrounding forest. In his memoir Roughing It, Twain described how he retreated to his boat just offshore and

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