Firestorm in Southern California
Research information regarding the 2003 Firestorm in Southern California. Describe howthe firestorm began and what the results were. What
is the typical frequency ofwildfires in California? Make sure that you include the following information in your case study:
past and present mitigation tactics that have been employed priorto 2003 as compared to afterthe firestorm in 2003.
2. Describe the types
offactors that influence wildfires.
3. Discuss how each ofthese factors contributed to the firestorm of2003, which ranged across five
counties in Southern California.
4. What was the response forfighting these fires?