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Fire weather and behavior of the Little Sioux fire.

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Sando, Rodney W.; Haines, Donald A.

Year Published

1972

Publication

Research Paper NC-76. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

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.

Keywords

fire control, crowning, spot fires, fire danger, Superior National Forest, Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Citation

Sando, Rodney W.; Haines, Donald A. 1972. Fire weather and behavior of the Little Sioux fire. Research Paper NC-76. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

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