'The' big scrub fire
Document Type: Unpublished Work
Author(s): J. W. Cooper
Publication Year: 1970

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
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Record Last Modified: August 29, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 53331
Tall Timbers Record Number: 30704
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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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. '

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