Mette Lampcov is a freelance documentary photographer from Denmark and is currently based in the greater Los Angeles area. She studied fine art in London, England and after moving to the United States 10 years ago, studied photography and...
A prescribed fire is lit with a mix of 3:1 diesel to gas. Historically, natural fires tended to burn in the West during summer and fall. Prescribed fires are conducted in the "shoulder seasons" on either end of summer when conditions are right as in Fall: wildlife has dispersed, the fire fuels are dry, and vegetation has deteriorated.