people do not realize that they face serious wildfire
danger. But if you live or play in the foothills, grasslands
or mountains of Colorado, you are at risk.
than a century of fire suppression and the public's
negative opinion of fire have led to decreased forest
resistance to fire. Many people assume that when a wildfire
starts, it will be quickly controlled and extinguished,
but sometimes wildfires burn so intensely that there
is little firefighters can do.