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Our mismanaged, tinder forests

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When our overgrown forests are rife with standing dead and diseased trees, a single heat source finds this to be the opportune fuel source for a catastrophic chain reaction, the type of catastrophic chain reaction that we are witnessing right now in Washington state. Here are my personal feelings on the fires that are currently threatening my childhood home in Plain:

The timberland that is under intense high heat currently referred to as the Chiwaukum Fire, after flames are put…

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