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Take a break from your day and enjoy this powerful song from Death Cab for Cutie, "Grapevine Fires," and their new video to go with it. It's a song inspired by Ben Gibbard's encounter with the California wildfires of 2007. Click through to watch the music video.
Wildfires are a necessary part of life, especially in California. But as drought conditions in the state worsen, fires can be more of an ecological hazard than a boon.
More on the 2007 California Wildfires:
Global Warming or Not: The Debate Over California's Wildfires
A Picture is Worth... Northern California's Wildfires
NASA Satellite Pictures Capture Wildfires' Breadth
Wildfires Causing Further Deterioration of Southern California's Air Quality
California Homes Dusted With Corrosive Ash and Heavy Metals From Wildfires