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Type: Unpublished Work
Author(s): J. W. Cooper
Publication Date: 1970

From the text ... 'The fastest spreading forest fire in the history of the U.S. Forest Service anywhere in the United States occurred on the Ocala National Forest in the spring of 1935 -- 35,000 acres in four hours, starting from a single set. '

Citation: Cooper, J. W. 1970. "The" big scrub fire. p. 1-2.

Cataloging Information

  • crown fires
  • fire case histories
  • fire injuries (animals)
  • fire injuries (plants)
  • fire management
  • fire size
  • firebreaks
  • Florida
  • forest management
  • mortality
  • Ocala National Forest
  • rate of spread
  • wildfires
Tall Timbers Record Number: 30704Location Status: In-fileCall Number: Fire FileAbstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission
Record Last Modified:
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FRAMES Record Number: 53331

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