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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

The Big Burn Preview

  • Aired: 02/03/2015
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
In the summer of 1910, hundreds of wildfires raged across the Northern Rockies. By the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead. It was the largest fire in American history, and it assured the future of the still-new United States Forest Service.
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In 1910 the largest fire in U.S. history burned over 3 million acres. Premiering Feb 3.
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