Tuesday, October 20

We contained wildfires before. We can do it again

We contained wildfires before. We can do it again
In October 1918, a swarm of smoldering fires flared and rode rising winds through 1,500 square miles outside Duluth, Minnesota. The flames incinerated cities, killed at least 450 people, and overtook evacuees as they fled in cars. It wasn’t the last fire of a cycle that began in 1825 in Maine and migrated through the Lake States before moving on, but it was the last in which the fallen numbered in the hundreds.



Read The Full Article Here

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *