Although dead trees are very flammable, they are not numerous enough in forests to have a profound affect of the ways wildfires spread. Live trees actually perpetuate their own chemicals in their bark that can prove much more combustible than dry wood. For example, pine naturally secrete turpentine, a highly flammable chemical. This only happens with live pine trees, and the dead ones cease to produce the chemical, and so wildfires only are affected by these naturally flammable trees more so than dried wood.
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