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Stay away from those flat earther types, unless you want your brain melted. There's usually a scientific explanation, and this is no exception.

Posted By: 480ute
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 06:27 am

Trees are full of water, so they're wet. And that's why a lot of them won't burn - because they have too high of a heat capacity stored in the water to actually combust. Although if you look closely at those photos you can see there's a lot of vegetation that still burned.

Contrary to conventional wisdom, wood houses don't actually burn more than their steel counterparts. If it gets hot enough, a building with a steel frame is far more likely to melt and crumple than one made with big wooden beams. And nowadays, a lot of houses in California are made with steel.

Big logs and big trees out in the woods and so forth typically don't burn except right around the outside. You need a tremendous amount of heat over a long time to burn right through a log. If you had a house made of huge wooden beams, it would probably stay standing after the fire.

Plus, there's also some randomness involved. When embers are flying all over the place - thanks to erratic winds - it's much more likely they hit the roof of a house and ignite that than blow through the branches of a tree.
https://www.sciencealert.com/this-fl at-ea rther-thinks-the-california-wildfires-are - a-conspiracy-science-disagrees

https://www.metabunk.org/explained-unburn ed-trees-next-to-burned-down-structures-a s -evidence-of-secret-energy-weapons.t9168/

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Zeous icon NEW: Can you call it a forest fire if only the houses burn but not the forest?
Zeous - -- Wednesday 5 December 2018, at 09:58 pm [ID# 1932917] [reply]
480ute icon NEW: . (nm)
480ute - -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 06:24 am [ID# 1932929] [reply]
480ute icon NEW: Stay away from those flat earther types, unless you want your brain melted. There's usually a scientific explanation, and this is no exception.
480ute - -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 06:27 am [ID# 1932930] [reply]
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Sprinkles the Bear icon NEW: I can't even deal. There is no hope for some people. (nm)
Sprinkles the Bear - -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 09:56 am [ID# 1932939] [reply]
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jhill icon NEW: For the billionth time most flat earthers just started out as trolls trying to polish their debate skills.
jhill - Top 25 Poster -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 10:41 am [ID# 1932944] [reply]
480ute icon NEW: Most? You have evidence of this? I don't know why anybody would take such a public position on something so absurd and embarrasing, especially if their aim is to "polish up on their debate skills".
480ute - -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 11:37 am [ID# 1932949] [reply]
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Zeous icon NEW: Did you look at the picture on ksl? What wild things burned sufficiently to get to all the houses which burned everything to ash? no toilets, no appliances, no rubble... all ash. Where did the fire come in from?
Zeous - -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 01:28 pm [ID# 1932955] [reply]
Sprinkles the Bear icon NEW: I honestly cannot believe that this has to be explained...
Sprinkles the Bear - -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 03:15 pm [ID# 1932969] [reply]
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Zeous icon NEW: You seem to be angry about questions being asked. Why? Why do the questions trigger an emotional response in you? What is threatening about them?
Zeous - -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 11:33 pm [ID# 1932998] [reply]
480ute icon NEW: I think my post proved that I'm willing to entertain just about anything.
480ute - -- Thursday 6 December 2018, at 04:06 pm [ID# 1932971] [reply]
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Zeous icon NEW: I didn't link the photo or story to any of the "conspiracy theory" or flat earther stuff... you did.
Zeous - -- Friday 7 December 2018, at 12:01 am [ID# 1932999] [reply]
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