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Bear Paw Meanderings

 

September 13, 2017



I hate wildfires. We used to call them forest fires if you will recall but then the prairies started burning as well so the name had to be changed to wild fires.

The Bear Paw fire that we have been in the midst of for a week or more was one of the worst ever but there have been others that have been almost as bad. This is the first one that there was an actual loss of cabins in Beaver Creek Park and that shows how strong and terrible that fire really was.

I learned most about fires when I lived for eight years in the Flathead Valley. I saw firsthand the Robert Fire of 2003 where fire ma...



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