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What Does 'Containing A Fire' Really Mean?

Firefighters dig trenches in an effort to stop the advancement of a forest fire in Concepción, Chile, in January.

As California battles raging wildfires, "containment" is a term used often by firefighters and in media coverage. But how does it work?

(Image credit: Alejandro Zoñez/AP)



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