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Daniel Swain in The Guardian: ‘Urban fire storm’: suburban sprawl raising risk of destructive wildfires

“The wildland urban interface extends over a far broader area than many folks realize – and it is also dynamic,” UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain said. “Most of the time it is true that these areas are safe from wildfire but given conditionally extreme wind conditions and extreme drought, they became part of that interface.”