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Title: Fire weather and behavior of the Little Sioux fire.
Author: Sando, Rodney W.; Haines, Donald A.
Publication: Research Paper NC-76. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Key Words: fire control, crowning, spot fires, fire danger, Superior National Forest, Boundary Waters Canoe Area
Abstract: In mid-May 1971, a northern Minnesota fire burned almost 15,000 acres of forest land. The extreme fire behavior it exhibited was the product of a number of described features. This paper documents the attendant fuel and weather conditions.
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