On August 20, 1910, one of the most terrible wildfires in United States history began. The Great Fire of 1910 (also commonly referred to as the Big Blowup or the Big Burn) devastated parts of northeast Washington, northern Idaho (the panhandle), and western Montana. Thousands of people had to flee their homes to someplace safe until the firemen put the fire out. Today, we’re going to learn about emergency preparedness with a crossword puzzle.
Fits American history timeline.*
*If you are new to this series, visit my introduction to timelines.