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  • 02/10/2015
  • Fire Geek

This headline reminded me of something we discussed on here in great depth about six years ago. The original incident happened in 1990 and was described by one NIFC official as “The greatest hoax to ever happen in wildland fire”. Perhaps it’s time to share it again for the benefit of the newbies.

News Link 1
WLF HotList Link 2
Sand Fire Memo Link 3

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  1. Crewcap
    February 10, 2015 Reply

    This story never gets old. I do miss those good old days on the CDD

  2. Fire Geek
    February 10, 2015 Reply

    I guess you can consider this to be the 25th Anniversary of discovery of the CA Desert “Raging Sand Fire”.

  3. ofg
    February 11, 2015 Reply

    And Brian Williams was one of the people who deployed.

    1. February 13, 2015 Reply

      Was that before or after he asked Mr. Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin wall?

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