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Fire on the Mountain

From: Maeve Conran
Length: 29:54

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A radio documentary looking at how the historic mining town of Gold Hill Colorado was saved on Labor Day 2010, during one of the most destructive wild fires in Colorado history.

Fire_on_the_mountain_small On Labor Day 2010, the Four Mile Fire in the foothills west of Boulder Colorado became one of the most destructive wildfires in the state's history.  Despite all the odds, the historic mining town of Gold Hill, which was right in the fire's path, was saved.  This is the story. 
This radio documentary came second in the PRNDI 2012 awards - Documentary - Division C. 

Piece Description

On Labor Day 2010, the Four Mile Fire in the foothills west of Boulder Colorado became one of the most destructive wildfires in the state's history.  Despite all the odds, the historic mining town of Gold Hill, which was right in the fire's path, was saved.  This is the story. 
This radio documentary came second in the PRNDI 2012 awards - Documentary - Division C. 

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Sitting Mule/Drive to Town Jerry Douglas Get Low (Soundtrack). New Rounder 2010 :56
Sligo River Blues John Fahey The Legend of Blind Joe Death. Takoma :00
The Seven Year Cicadas Pale White Moon Call of the Wolf Peach. Space Elevator Music :00
When the Catfish is in bloom John Fahey The Great Santa Barbara Oil Slick. Water Music Records :00
Pipe Down Bill Frisell Nashville. :00
North Jerry Douglas Get Low (Soundtrack). New Rounder 2010 :00
Desert Rose Daniel Lanois Belladonna. :00
Sunflower River Blues Pelt I Am the Resurrection. :00
Midnight Fire Alarm Earl Blair Rural Parlor Guitar. :00