Weather Watch

July 5, 2014

Human activity sparks most wildfires

Nearly 90 percent of wildfires in California are caused by people, often when they are engaged in routine activities such as mowing the lawn, using a weed eater or running a chain saw.

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John Lindsey


John Lindsey writes Weather Watch, a weekly column for The Tribune. He is PG&E's Diablo Canyon meteorologist and media relations representative. Email him at .