Everything Under the Sun – Episode 80
The Peshtigo Fire and Firefighting
This week, we take a look at the deadliest wildfire in American history, the Peshtigo Fire which destroyed 1.2 million acres of land and caused between 1,500-2,400 fatalities. The Podcast team is joined by AccuWeather correspondent and weather historian, Blake Naftel as he tells all about the Peshtigo fire and its causes. Also, we are joined by AccuWeather Network meteorologist (and resident firefighter) Geoff Cornish with a breakdown of wildfires for the 2019 Season.
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