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Daniel Swain in Smithsonian Magazine: Colorado’s Record-Breaking Blazes Illustrate the West’s Lengthening Fire Season

Colorado has experienced one of the worst fire seasons in state history. Colorado’s fires have been burning since July and have now extended far beyond the region’s normal fire season, reports Hillary Rosner for National Geographic. Unfortunately, that’s not a trend that’s going to reverse itself anytime soon,” Swain tells the Chronicle. “Right now there’s not a lot of relief, either in the short, medium, or long term.”