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Three forest fires can be seen from plane flying over the Swastika Forest District; where two fires are raging out of control and 13 are considered under control. One big fire near Elk Lake that was believed under control after it had burned 1;000 acres flared up again when the wind changed and now has destroyed more than 4;000 acres. The cause of the fires is listed under the heading recreation. Open in full size

Three forest fires can be seen from plane flying over the Swastika Forest District; where two fires are raging out of control and 13 are considered under control. One big fire near Elk Lake that was believed under control after it had burned 1;000 acres flared up again when the wind changed and now has destroyed more than 4;000 acres. The cause of the fires is listed under the heading recreation.

Picture, 1972, English

Three forest fires can be seen from plane flying over the Swastika Forest District; where two fires are raging out of control and 13 are considered under control. One big fire near Elk Lake that was believed under control after it had burned 1;000 acres flared up again when the wind changed and now has destroyed more than 4;000 acres. The cause of the fires is listed under the heading recreation.

Picture, 1972, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Fires - Forest 1971 - 1979

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0006919f