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fo·go sel·va·gem

(fō'gō sel'vă-jem),
A form of pemphigus foliaceus, occurring in southern Brazil, in which the lesions are bullous, appear localized to the face and upper trunk, become widespread, variegated, erythrodermic, and exfoliative, and are immunologically indistinguishable from pemphigus foliaceus or vulgaris.
[Pg. wild fire]
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Dermatology See Fogo selvagem
Public safety An uncontrolled fire—e.g., forest fire, scrub fire—that occurs in sparsely or unpopulated regions
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Another brush fire on Friday overran Interstate 15, north of San Bernardino, destroying four structures and torching 20 vehicles.
There is no open burning season for brush within the city limits so most brush fires, he said, are along railroad tracks, roadsides, or the result of children playing with matches.
Another brush fire, triggered by the burning of garbage by villagers, was put out Thursday before it could spread beyond 20-square-meter patch of grassland in the village of Balading in Malinao, Daep said.
Brush fires and strong dry winds have caused a fire tornado in the Brazilian municipality of Aracatuba.
A separate brush fire then flared on Monday in the foothills to the west and quickly took over around 1,500 acres.
Seven large brush fires broke out in Greece and hundreds of people were evacuated from threatened homes near the southern city of Pyrgos, 200 miles south-west of Athens.
The drought has led to an increase in brush fires, with 388 having been fought since January 1.
A thought occurred to me after watching two scenes from TV footage of one of the major brush fires in California.
About one third of the 10,000 residents in western Espanola, in a valley 10 miles below Los Alamos, were advised to leave because of grass and brush fires, swept along by 60mph winds.
The explosion started brush fires but they were quickly put out.
Gary Rodolitz, a partner with the Rodolitz Organization of Long Island that owns office parks, agreed those properties were in little danger of brush fires because of the sheer number of parking spaces surrounding the buildings and where there are wells, the lush sprinklered grass.