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Wildfire, Landscapes And Debris Fields: Mapping Risks After Major Wildfire

Daniel Dreifuss / AP Photo

A member of the Long Beach Search and Rescue team looks for survivors in a car in Montecito, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.

Daniel Dreifuss / AP Photo

Geologist spend a lot of time creating landslide risk maps after a major wildfire happens. The slope of the landscape, amount of rainfall and underlying geology of an area all play a role in how likely an area might be affected.

Forestry Specialist William Stewart explains what geologists are concerned about as winter storms move through the areas hit by wildfire this year.

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