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Why Fires Move Faster Up a Hill than Down

Clip: Season 46 Episode 8 | 2m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

Paradise, California's Camp Fire accelerated as it moved uphill. U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists conduct an experiment to discover why.

Aired: 05/08/19

Rating: NR

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