Minnich, R.A. 1987. Fire behavior in southern California chaparral before fire control: the Mount Wilson burns at the turn of the century. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 77:599-618.
This 1987 paper by Richard Minnich summarizes newspaper accounts for selected fires between 1868 and 1900 in the San Gabriel Mountains of southern California, and describes in detail the behavior of three summer fires in 1896, 1898 and 1900 on Mt. Wilson.
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