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PEI's Fires of 1960 - Boyde Beck

Thumbnail image for BoydeBeck2013Mainstreet.jpgBoyde Beck joins us to fan the history flames, when PEI was burning in 1960. In the first week of September there was about 80 forest fires burning in the Gulf of St. Laurence region. Boyd explains about how Islanders and volunteers formed bucket-brigades, saved homes and harvests, and even the Premier pitched in to fight fire on PEI!  Boyde Beck is Mainstreet's historian and he joins us every two weeks on Wednesday.

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