By Mark Matthews
Not till 1999—the 50th anniversary of the fire—did humans start to speak overtly approximately Mann Gulch. Matthews has garnered these strategies to bare how devastating the fireplace used to be to the firefighters’ family, coworkers, and pals. In retelling the tale of Mann Gulch, he attracts at the testimony of the 3 survivors—including never-before-published insights from the final dwelling member of the team—and interviews with former smoke jumpers of that period. the result's a moment-by-moment, heart-stopping new version of events.
The Mann Gulch tragedy provoked the woodland provider to advance security apparatus and coaching courses, yet combating wildfires continues to be a dangerous job.
Matthews’ stirring account renews our admire for certainly one of nature’s primal forces. A heartbreakingly human tale, it nonetheless haunts a firefighting community—and retains today’s firefighters without end on guard.
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