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Carlton Complex Progression Map

January 30, 2015

The Carlton Complex fire was the largest fire in the history or Washington State, covering 256,108 acres. See how the fire spread day by day.

 

 

Carlton Complex Fire Progression Map

The Carlton Complex fire was the largest fire in the history of Washington State, covering 256,108 acres. On July 14 four individual lightning strikes started the Cougar Flat, French Creek, Gold Hike, and Stokes fires, which combined to create the Carlton Complex fire.

July 15 2014

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Click or drag the timeline to see each stage of the Carlton Complex fire.

New Acreage Burned

1,728

1728

2738

36085

127030

47572

22284

5792

29

6699

104

Total Acres Burned

1,728

1728

4466

40551

167581

215153

237437

243229

243258

249957

250061

 

Source: U.S. Forest Service

 

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Joseph Liu is a hybrid journalist and developer, and uses the internet to tell stories. By using infographics, data visualizations and games, he brings a new dimension to video and text.  Before coming to KCTS 9, Joseph Liu worked at the Pew Research Center and the Washington Post.

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