Fire On The Mountain

Author: John N. Maclean
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743410386
Size: 78.67 MB
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A gripping account of the tragic 1994 South Canyon forest fire that killed fourteen firefighters chronicles the string of seemingly small human blunders that contributed to the tragedy. Reprint.

Fire On The Mountain

Author: John N. Maclean
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061829617
Size: 42.97 MB
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John N. Maclean's award-winning national bestseller Fire on the Mountain is a stunning reconstruction of the killer conflagration and its aftermath—a page-turning true adventure of nature at its most unforgiving, and a powerful, indelible ...

Fire On The Mountain

Author: John N. Maclean
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780688144777
Size: 36.19 MB
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An amazing true account of the Colorado South Canyon Fire examines, through interviews and previously unavailable papers, the circumstances of the fire and the errors that cost fourteen firefighters their lives. 75,000 first printing.

Young Men And Fire

Author: Norman Maclean
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022645035X
Size: 12.77 MB
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It tells one of the most infamous stories in the history of wildland firefighting: On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote ...

Fire And Ashes

Author: John N. Maclean
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805072129
Size: 15.83 MB
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A history of American wildfires recounts the most significant fires, sharing front-line stories, past and present firefighting strategies, and the apparent increase in fire occurrence and intensity in recent years.

The Esperanza Fire

Author: John Maclean
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 161902148X
Size: 69.45 MB
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In that atmosphere of heightened expectation the jury entered a Riverside County Superior Court room in southern California to render a decision in the trial of Raymond Oyler, charged with murder for setting the Esperanza Fire of 2006, ...

Fire On The Rim

Author: Stephen J. Pyne
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295805226
Size: 13.82 MB
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Reprint (of 1989 ed.) with a new preface. Pyne (American Studies, Arizona State U., MacArthur awardee) recounts his 15 years as an active firefighter on the North Rim. A lyric, articulate, swift book. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc.

The Fire Line

Author: Fernanda Santos
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250054036
Size: 48.47 MB
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“In Fernanda Santos’ expert hands, the story of 19 men and a raging wildfire unfolds as a riveting, pulse-pounding account of an American tragedy; and also as a meditation on manhood, brotherhood and family love.

On The Burning Edge

Author: Kyle Dickman
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0553392131
Size: 16.12 MB
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Praise for On the Burning Edge “What makes this book a tear-jerking classic is the seamless manner in which Dickman weaves a century of fire-management history into the fully realized stories of the men’s lives—the sweat, the ...

Area Ignition

Author: Joseph N. Valencia
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438969112
Size: 58.72 MB
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The tragedy that occurred and the subsequent investigation would change the way the state fire agency operated on area wildfires. Area Ignition looks back 30-years to honor the men who fought and died in the Spanish Ranch Fire.