Current fire stark reminder of 1962

Four firefighters died in the Timber Lodge Fire

Gary Williams is shown looking over records he has kept about the Timber Lodge Fire in 1962. Photo by Greg LittleSometimes, history does repeat itself.
Unfortunately, in the case of wildfires, that can mean tragic circumstances.
Gary Williams might know as well as anyone about tragedy coming from a wildfire.
Williams, now 78, was a rookie firefighter on Aug. 9, 1962, when the call came out for a wildfire burning in the Sierra National Forest. He had gotten out of the U.S. Air Force a few months ...

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