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The Story Behind the Yellowstone Fires of 1988: retro Report

Date: September 2, 2013

This 11 minute video covers the lessons learned from the summer of 1988 when fires burned nearly one third of Yellowstone National Park. The 1988 fire continue to shape the way we fight wildfires raging across the West today.

Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Extreme Fire Behavior, Fire Communication & Education, Public Perspectives of Fire Management, Human Dimensions of Fire Management, Human Factors of Firefighter Safety, Decisionmaking & Sensemaking, Risk
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 16084
Record updated: Nov 6, 2018