March of 1910 was the warmest and driest on record in the US.

This led to the largest and some of the deadliest fires in US history.

On October 7 a forest fire raged out of control across Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota, leveling everything in its path.

Baudette fire of 1910 – Wikipedia

23 Oct 1910, 6 – Monterey Daily Cypress and Monterey American at Newspapers.com

10 Oct 1910, Page 1 – Star Tribune at Newspapers.com

10 Oct 1910, Page 1 – The Winnipeg Tribune at Newspapers.com

A few weeks earlier was the largest forest fire in US history, along the Idaho/Montana border.

The 1910 Fires – Forest History Society

via Real Climate Science

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June 6, 2021 by tonyheller