Burning Up the Lath, Part 3: Fire out of control

Upon reflection, there were so many things we could have done differently.  In  particular, we should have had a Plan B, but we didn’t.

After seeing how quickly this fire moved through last year’s grass — although it was still early spring here in Saskatchewan so we had some areas of snow and the ground was damp — I have a whole new appreciation for our pioneers when they had to deal with prairie fires.  Watch this video I posted to YouTube to see how fast the fire spread:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGe8BRKfrAI

One more video to come in this saga of “burning up the lath”.  Click on the “Sign me up” button, in the top right corner of the page under “Staying Informed,” to automatically be notified when I finish and post the last video in this series.

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