[from the text] Wild fire has caused tremendous damage in the forests of America. To make the public more aware of such fact and of necessity of extreme care in use of fire, intensive educational campaigns are being conducted by various conservation and protection agencies and by the forest industries. These are necessary, for it is far preferable to attempt to prevent fires. Once they start great damage sometimes results, despite the efforts of the most efficient control organizations. Proper control of fire is the key to success in forest management.