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The Big Burn

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Fire spotters used this device to plot a fire's location to call in.

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In case of lightning, a fire spotter would ground him/herself by sitting in this chair with special non-conducting "feet".

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Fire spotters in towers would use crank phones like this one to call in their reports.

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Signs in the Graves Mountain fire lookout.

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Franklin Pemberton shares Colville National Forest's history.

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Rod Fosback shares his research on fire lookouts.

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Smokey the Bear shares how we can prevent forest fires.

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Some items to make your campfire meals simple and delicious.

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A lot of animals who call the forest home are impacted by forest fires, losing homes but also having their food sources closer to the ground when high berries and green shoots are cut down by fires and then regrown.

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Poets on the peaks : Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder & Philip Whalen in the North Cascades (double click image to place a hold)

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