The Mississagi Fire, 1948, A Historical Account
- Gord Campbell, Author
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- 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."
- Edmond Duhaime died in the fire at the age of 19.
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Latitude: 46.16676 Longitude: -83.01658
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