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By Mark Matthews
Not until eventually 1999—the 50th anniversary of the fire—did humans start to speak brazenly approximately Mann Gulch. Matthews has garnered these suggestions to bare how devastating the fireplace was once to the firefighters’ kin, coworkers, and buddies. In retelling the tale of Mann Gulch, he attracts at the testimony of the 3 survivors—including never-before-published insights from the final residing member of the team—and interviews with former smoke jumpers of that period. the result's a moment-by-moment, heart-stopping new edition of events.
The Mann Gulch tragedy provoked the woodland provider to boost safeguard apparatus and coaching courses, yet battling wildfires remains to be a deadly job.
Matthews’ stirring account renews our appreciate for considered one of nature’s primal forces. A heartbreakingly human tale, it nonetheless haunts a firefighting community—and retains today’s firefighters perpetually on guard.
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