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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE | The Big Burn (Preview) | PBS

Watch the full-length episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/2365414422/?Utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=bibu_covefullprogram (US Only) In the summer of 1910, hundreds of wildfires raged across the Northern Rockies. By the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead. It was the largest fire in American history, and it assured the future of the still-new United States Forest Service.

“The Big Burn” premieres February 3, 2015 on American Experience PBS.