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- on fire
A whole forest can be set ablaze from a tiny fire no bigger than the flame from a match.
-very actively and forcefully
In, fact, aggressively fighting fires has probably decreased the number of wildfires that help a forest renew itself while increasing the number of more dangerous fires.
Fire beetles actually seek out fire to breed and lay their eggs in charred logs.
-destroyed by burning
Trees were set on fire on the other end of the lot. It seemed as if the inn would soon be consumed by flames.
-series of events that are repeated in the same order
Many trees are so dependent on fires that they need cycles of fire in order to grow.
-a glowing piece of material in the ashes of a fire
A fire can be caused by a burning match, a flash of lightning, or a glowing ember in a dying camp fire.
-able to be burned easily and rapidly
The Old Faithful Inn - the world's largest log cabin, and as flammable as a huge tinderbox - was directly in the fires path.
- -to make new again
- -to bring new life to
In, fact, aggressively
fighting fires has probably decreased the number of wildfires that help a forest renew
itself while increasing the number of more dangerous fires.