Based on the actual events of the 1991 brush fires that swept across Northern California which left countless people without homes. A rookie fire chief who just started his new job must deal with the raging fires.

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Anneliese Osborn
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Fire Chief J. Allan Mather
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Jerry Osbourne
Galyn Görg ...
Denise Kukuczka
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Gerald Chong
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Linda Chong
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Flo
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Captain Deluna
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Vi Deluna
Abigail Van Alyn ...
Angry Woman
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Stephanie Chong
Roger Bearde ...
Mayor
Tracy O'Neil Heffernan ...
Judy
Sarah Lundy ...
Susie
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Based on the actual events of the 1991 brush fires that swept across Northern California which left countless people without homes. A rookie fire chief who just started his new job must deal with the raging fires.

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fire | on the run | disaster | See All (3) »

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The true story of one of the greatest natural disasters in American history

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Action | Drama

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7 February 1993 (USA)  »

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72 Stunden in der Flammenhölle  »

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1.33 : 1
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Most of the scene of the firefighters fighting the firestorm, and of the fire trucks coming in from the different cities, is real footage from the firestorm of 1991. See more »

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Fire is bad!
5 February 2000 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

I wouldn't have normally spent time commenting on this film but I just wasted 2 hours watching it so I said, "What the heck! An extra 10 minutes of bashing wouldn't hurt!" Well, this looks like a film prepared for school auditoriums, made to show you how bad and dangerous fire can be and what can happen to you if you don't take it seriously! The actors are all amateur (if not, they completely got me fooled!) and, last but not least, be careful: Fire is bad! Really bad!


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