Originally Posted by I'm not here
Fire doesn't like to spread going down hill, so just the ground fall and light brush was burnt, not hot enough to do what's called "candling" where the trees go up like candles, and then one after another.
and a good thi g too. the underbruwh is the original fire hazard. the old timers around here used to walk around with matches on horse back every spring to keep it down. then the practice was outlawed.