The Thirtymile Fire: A Chronicle of Bravery and Betrayal
Nov./Dec. 2007 California Country magazine
By Kate Campbell
Wildfire expert and newspaper reporter John Maclean recreates the harrowing events of a rogue blaze that burst out of a remote canyon in the North Cascade Range in Washington state, trapping and killing four young firefighters. The Thirtymile Fire: A Chronicle of Bravery and Betrayal reveals the lives lost to the flames, the recriminations that followed and, now, the changes in the way Western wildfires are fought. $25 from Henry Holt and Co. Order through local or online booksellers.