2008 Fire Siege

Below is a chronicle of the Fire Siege of 2008. The file is very large and is available in its original format, and broken into more manageable pieces for downloading. *Fire season statistics are still being tabulated and sorted. Final season figures may differ somewhat from the numbers available at the time this document was published.

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  1. Cover and Dedication (698K PDF)
  2. Table of Contents (35K PDF)
  3. Opening Statement and Signature Page (63K PDF)
  4. Introduction (417K PDF)
  5. Executive Summary and Timeline (1MB PDF)
  6. Setting the Stage (1.2MB PDF)
  7. Siege Summary Part I:(1.9MB PDF)
  8. Siege Summary Part III: Tuesday, July 1 (1.9M PDF)
  9. Siege Summary Part IV: July 2 – August 5 (1MB PDF)
  10. Siege Summary Part IV: July 2 – August 5 (1.4MB PDF)
  11. Epilogue(3.4MB PDF)
  12. Appendix I (20MB PDF)
  13. Appendix II (459K PDF)
  14. Acknowledgements (269K PDF)
  15. Foldout Map (1.8MB PDF)


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