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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
The Kirk Complex fire began on Septermber 8, 1999 after a lightning strikes started multiple wildfires that burned the Ventana Wilderness area.<ref> http://bigcreek.ucnrs.org/fire </ref> This wildfire burned approximately 87,000 acres and marked the third major wildfire within the Los Padres National Forest/Ventana Wilderness area since 1977. The previous two fires included: the [[Marble Cone Fire|Marble Cone Fire (1977)]] and the [[Rat Creek - Gorda Complex Fire|Rat Creek - Gorda Complex Fire (1985)]].  
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The Kirk Complex fire began on Septermber 8, 1999 after a lightning strikes started multiple wildfires that burned the [[Ventana Wilderness]] area.<ref> http://bigcreek.ucnrs.org/fire </ref> This wildfire burned approximately 87,000 acres and marked the third major wildfire within the [[Los Padres National Forest]]/Ventana Wilderness area since 1977. The previous two fires included: the [[Marble Cone Fire|Marble Cone Fire (1977)]] and the [[Rat Creek - Gorda Complex Fire|Rat Creek - Gorda Complex Fire (1985)]].  
  
 
For more information on the effects of wildfires click [[Fire issues in California's Central Coast Region|here]].
 
For more information on the effects of wildfires click [[Fire issues in California's Central Coast Region|here]].
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*[[United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM)]]
 
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*[[Los Padres National Forest]]/[[Ventana Wilderness Area]]
  
 
== Disclaimer ==
 
== Disclaimer ==
  
 
This page may contain students' work completed as part of assigned coursework. It may not be accurate. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion or policy of [[CSUMB]], its staff, or students.
 
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[[Image: |200px|thumb|Active burn site during the Zaca Fire, 2007. Retrieved from wikipedia [1]]]

Summary

The Kirk Complex fire began on Septermber 8, 1999 after a lightning strikes started multiple wildfires that burned the Ventana Wilderness area.[1] This wildfire burned approximately 87,000 acres and marked the third major wildfire within the Los Padres National Forest/Ventana Wilderness area since 1977. The previous two fires included: the Marble Cone Fire (1977) and the Rat Creek - Gorda Complex Fire (1985).

For more information on the effects of wildfires click here.

References

  1. http://bigcreek.ucnrs.org/fire

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Disclaimer

This page may contain students' work completed as part of assigned coursework. It may not be accurate. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion or policy of CSUMB, its staff, or students.