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Wildfires Fire Lookouts

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Fire lookout towers are built on high elevations with a good view of surrounding areas to allow people to look for smoke from a wildfire. People work in the remote towers, typically for the duration of a fire season, and report on weather and conditions. Modern fire monitoring from orbiting satellites and aerial surveys has made the use of towers somewhat obsolete, but they are still enjoyed for their historical and recreational value.

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