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    Author(s): C.M. Countryman; M.A. Fosberg; R.C. Rothermel; M.J. Schroeder
    Date: 1968
    Source: Fire Technology. 4(2): 126-141
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    Southern California regularly experiences a wind condition known as the Santa Ana winds. This paper describes the phenomenon and the effects it had on fire behavior during the 1966 Loop Fire in the Angeles National Forest, which claimed the lives of 12 fire fighters.

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    Countryman, C.M.; Fosberg, M.A.; Rothermel, R.C.; Schroeder, M.J. 1968. Fire weather and fire behavior in the 1966 loop fire. Fire Technology. 4(2): 126-141

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