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April 2010 Blog Posts (1)

Prairie grass fire at night.

This is the time of the year that farmers and cattle ranchers set fire to the fields or pasture to remove all the dead grass and weeds. It is also a good way to kill small trees and bushes before they get too big. This field was one mile wide and half a mile long. The light from the flames lights up the huge clouds of smoke so the fire can be seen from miles away.The closer you drive to the fire the taller the flames grow. You can understand why a…

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Added by Glenn Browne on April 2, 2010 at 3:05pm — 2 Comments

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