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Big Burn: American Experience

In August 1910, a massive wildfire swept across the Northern Rockies, devouring more than three million acres in 36 hours. The catastrophe would define the fledgling U.S. Forest Service and the nation's fire policy for much of the 20th century.

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Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 - 1:00 AM

In August 1910, a massive wildfire sweeps across the Northern Rockies, including parts of the Idaho Panhandle, devouring more than 3 million acres in 36 hours. More than 78 firefighters perish in the flames. A third of the town of Wallace is destroyed. The catastrophe defines the fledgling U.S. Forest Service and the nation's fire policy for much of the 20th century. G
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