Andrew Vietze

Andrew Vietze

Contributing editor Andrew Vietze is the bestselling author of Boon Island and Becoming Teddy Roosevelt. He’s been a volunteer firefighter and fought blazes in Baxter State Park, where he works as a seasonal ranger. Find him online at andrewvietze.com

Portland-Fire

The Destroyer

In 1866, the Great Fire of Portland was the most devastating blaze ever to strike an American city. Revisiting the harrowing night that left half of Portland in ashes.