Mette Lampcov is a freelance documentary photographer from Denmark, and is currently based in Los Angeles. She studied fine art in London, England and after moving to the United States 13 years ago, studied photography and journalism...
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.