These eastern areas experience a higher amount of demographic stress due to the rural nature of the “bedroom communities” in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) area. There are many people in the WUI and higher ignitions due to the higher population.
Example of a Typical County — Berkeley County, West Virginia: Berkeley County includes the commuter towns of Harpers Ferry and Martinsburg.
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