Human Caused Fires Burn in Northwest Territories in Canada (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption Summer weather brings warm, sultry days, but it also brings summer storms and lightning, which is one of the natural ways that fires begin. The other culprit for starting fires is humans. Credit NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team, GSFC. Caption by Lynn Jenner Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.