The Mississagi Fire, 1948, A Historical Account
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Description
Creator
Gord Campbell, Author
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This is a sixty-seven page report describing the massive Mississagi forest fire of 1948 that resulted in the burning of 323,520 acres of land.

The report is divided into four sections, including: The Mississagi Forest conditions prior to the fire; the fire, how it started and was fought; a post-fire analysis including information about reforestation; and an update on the forest condition 1973.

The author notes that information was gathered from various sources including "historical accounts, personal experiences, research data and other reports."
Notes
Edmond Duhaime died in the fire at the age of 19.
Date of Original
1973
Date Of Event
1948
Subject(s)
Collection
Local History
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Thessalon Union Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

187 Main St. Box 549

Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0

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The Mississagi Fire, 1948, A Historical Account


This is a sixty-seven page report describing the massive Mississagi forest fire of 1948 that resulted in the burning of 323,520 acres of land.

The report is divided into four sections, including: The Mississagi Forest conditions prior to the fire; the fire, how it started and was fought; a post-fire analysis including information about reforestation; and an update on the forest condition 1973.

The author notes that information was gathered from various sources including "historical accounts, personal experiences, research data and other reports."