More information about burning tornado debris

Black Hills of South Dakota

Spearfish Canyon pile burning, South Dakota,
Spearfish Canyon pile burning January, 2022, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota. Credit: USFS.

The Black Hills National Forest has produced a two-minute video about the process of cleaning up the dead vegetation resulting from two South Dakota tornadoes in recent years. We first posted a series of photos about the project last week, but in this video John Snyder, an acting District Fuels Assistant Fire Management Officer, gives us the details.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.