Future Of Wildfire Threat

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Thu, August 1 2013 at 3:13 PM, Updated: Fri, August 2 2013 at 11:37 AM

Climatologists and Environmental experts say future wildfires will be much worse that today's... That is unless immediate action is taken to take care of the forest. They also say there are many factors which play into the dangers and ignition of those fires.

Climate change, extreme weather patterns, drought, encroaching populations on forestland,

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Travis Koch

News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.

Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.

Catch Travis co-anchoring with Jennifer Elliott weekdays on NBC 5 News at Sunrise starting at 5:30am.

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