Fire Wars: Joining the Front Lines of America's War on Wildfire

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ISBN: 35609

$29.95

Overview

Compelling historical look at how the science and culture of wildland firefighting has evolved, with special attention to great fires in US history that have either claimed many acres or lives, or both. Interviews with survivors, researchers, hot shots, smokejumpers; and lots of real-time action as well as computer modeling More »

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ISBN: 35609

Compelling historical look at how the science and culture of wildland firefighting has evolved, with special attention to great fires in US history that have either claimed many acres or lives, or both. Interviews with survivors, researchers, hot shots, smokejumpers; and lots of real-time action as well as computer modeling and animation to show how some incidents progressed out of control. Also available online is an educator's companion website.

Running time: 120 minutes.

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