The 2002 Hayman Fire is the largest wildfire in Colorado’s history.

It burned over 138,000 acres, destroyed 133 homes, and forced the evacuation of over 5,000 people. Six people were killed.

The cause of the wildfire was found to be arson.

 
 
 

ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT WILDFIRES

by Harrison David Rivers
Conceived and Directed by Sherri Eden Barber

 
 
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In Ricochet Collective's first commissioned piece, playwright Harrison David Rivers explores the true story of Terry Lynn Barton, a former U.S. Forest Service employee, who started the blaze when—acting in anger—she burned a letter from her estranged husband.

 
 

MORE INFORMATION, including production dates and performance venue, will be announced shortly.