Wet weather may have helped to quell 2013 wildfire season


wildfire season 2013Wildfires burned less land than expected across the U.S. in 2013, according to preliminary data released from the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho on December 27, 2013. Atypical weather patterns might have helped to quell the 2013 wildfire season, officials say. While the 2013 wildfire season was quieter than usual, it was still one of the most deadly for firefighters.