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Near Burney in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Fountain Fire Vista Point

 
 
Fountain Fire Vista Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, April 9, 2008
1. Fountain Fire Vista Point Marker
Inscription.  
This facility is dedicated to the men and women,
who battled the 1992 Fountain Fire,
and those who have worked and are working
to restore this forest to a healthy and productive part
of the local ecosystem.

During the dangerous salvage operations after the fire,
three loggers lost their lives. They were
Steve Tyler
Melvin Bently
Don Hendrickson

Roseburg Resources Co, Honors
These Dedicated Forest Workers

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkDisastersEnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1992.
 
Location. 40° 51.205′ N, 121° 45.179′ W. Marker is near Burney, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on State Highway 299, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burney CA 96013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of
Fountain Fire Vista Point View with Burney Mountain in the Background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, April 9, 2008
2. Fountain Fire Vista Point View with Burney Mountain in the Background
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this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fountain Fire Namesake Marker (approx. 7.6 miles away); Burney Falls (approx. 12.2 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps: A Surviving Legacy (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,617 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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Aug. 10, 2022