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Saagar Patel for ABC News — Mix of extreme heat and wildfire smoke can be very dangerous, experts say

ESE student Saagar Patel discusses the impact of heatwaves on wildfires for ABC News. “So, you have a heatwave? Well, that leads to a longer fire season. Fires will begin earlier in the year, and they’ll end later in the year and so there is a direct impact where a longer or more pronounced heat wave will lead to longer fire seasons.”