20 Years Later, Legacy of a Deadly Colorado Wildfire Endures

John N. Maclean for National Geographic Published July 4, 2014 Twenty years ago, at 4 p.m. on July 6, a wave of flame swept along a ridge on Colorado’s Storm King Mountain, killed 14 firefighters, and became a benchmark for wildland firefighting with repercussions that continue to this day. On Sunday, firefighters from across the […]