Huge Western Fires in 1910 Changed US Wildfire Policy. Will Today’s Conflagrations Do the Same?

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In 1910, hundreds of wildfires exploded over an area the size of Connecticut in the Bitterroot Mountains of Idaho and Montana. The blazes changed how the nation approached wildfires, helping to develop the U.S. Forest Service. Could the current fires raging on the West Coast prompt the country to rethink its wildfire policies once again?

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