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Meteorological factors in the Quartz Creek forest fire

Author(s): Harry T. Gisborne
Year Published: 1927

[Excerpted from text] It is not often that a large forest fire occurs conveniently near a weather station specially equipped for measuring forest-fire weather. The 13,000-acre Quartz Creek fire on the Kaniksu National Forest during the summer of 1936 was close enough to the Priest River Experimental Forest of the Northern Rocky Mountain Forest Experiment Station for the roar of the flames to bring the residents to their doors several times.

Citation: Gisborne, H.T. 1927. Meteorological factors in the Quartz Creek forest fire. Monthly Weather Review. 55(2): 56-60.
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Extreme Fire Behavior, Case Studies, Weather
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Book or Chapter or Journal Article
NRFSN number: 8304
FRAMES RCS number: 11663
Record updated: May 16, 2018