This month while Barbara takes some time off, Locus Focus presents a retrospective of some of her radio documentaries. This week we present Sculpted By Fire, produced and initially broadcast in 2007.
In mid July of 2002 a series of lightning strikes ignited a number of small fires in some very remote mountainous areas of SW Oregon. The fires merged into what became known as the Biscuit Fire, the largest fire that year in North America, burning across an area the size of Rhode Island.
SCULPTED BY FIRE takes us on a journey into a landscape that for thousands of years has been shaped by fire. But now these wildlands of the West are at the epicenter of a political conflagration.