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    • Under a Flaming Sky

    • The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894
    • By: Daniel James Brown
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall, Daniel James Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    On September 1, 1894, two forest fires converged on the town of Hinckley, Minnesota, trapping over 2,000 people. Daniel J. Brown recounts the events surrounding the fire in the first and only book to chronicle the dramatic story that unfolded. Whereas Oregon's famous "Biscuit" fire in 2002 burned 350,000 acres in one week, the Hinckley fire did the same damage in five hours. The fire created its own weather, including hurricane-strength winds, bubbles of plasmalike glowing gas, and 200-foot-tall flames.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well researched

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-28-16

    Regular price: $24.50