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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. Read the full description.

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. 

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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. 
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