Between January and June 2022, there were nearly 30,000 wildfires within the United States alone. As climate change creates hotter temperatures and longer droughts, wildfire seasons are shifting and lengthening. This increases the occurrence and intensity of forest fires. Filled with eye-catching features, this book arms readers with the information they need to understand these deadly natural disasters. Readers will learn about lethal wildfires in history and their lasting consequences. They'll discover how wildfires are contained and how wildlands can be rehabilitated and restored after a fire is put out. Most importantly, readers will learn how wildfires can be prevented and what actions they can take to protect themselves and our planet.