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Explainer: The science behind fire danger ratings and regulations

JACKSON, Wyo. — What do the different fire danger ratings and restrictions actually mean? It’s all about math, said Evan Guzik. Guzik is the public affairs specialist for Bridger-Teton National Forest and Teton Interagency Fire crewmember. Fire danger is a careful calculation, he said. “There’s no social component; it’s strictly based on factual data on […]