What Causes Forest Fires

Most of such human-induced forest fires are caused due to the setting up of the campfires and through cigarette stubs that are carelessly thrown within the forests. Apart from this other natural causes like the occurrence of earthquakes, lightning and erupting volcanoes can also play a very important role in initiating the forest fires. (www.buzzle.com) Reducing Forest FiresThough forest fires through natural causes cannot be prevented, those which are caused by humans can very well be prevented. Awareness campaigns highlighting the cause of forest fires through human negligence can very well reduce the occurrence of forest fires.