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3. Burns are cool fires - WRONG

Updated: May 5, 2023

The over 75% of prescribed burns are done by dropping flammable materials (incendiaries) from the air every 100 - 200 m over large areas. This results in fires that are often as severe as bushfires.

Data for the south-west region below is summarised from DBCA's publically available Fire History dataset shows the vast majority of burns are done with this practice.

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