The Heat Is Online

Wildfires Flare Throughout U.S.

With wildfires in New Jersey, Colorado and the Southwestern U.S., and prolonged drought in the mountain states and the Eastern U.S., the United States saw more than 30,000 wildfires by June 2 – more than half again as many as during the whole of 2001 – at a lost of more than one million acres of land -- ABC News, June 2,2002.