The Biscuit Fire: 15 Years After Oregon’s Largest Wildfire

In July of 2002, a lightning storm in the Siskiyou National Forest sparked what is known as the Biscuit Fire. It is the largest recorded forest fire in Oregon’s history.

The fire left nearly half a million acres charred when it finally fizzled out months later. The Biscuit Fire raised complex questions about how to handle wildfires before, during and after their occurrence.

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