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Some pictures of the Big Pine fire

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Some pictures of the Big Pine fire

Postby Baffman » Sun Jul 08, 2007 10:30 am

My brother is on the Big Pine Fire Dept. and took a few shots last night. He put in 19 hours and will surely be back out there today.

http://picasaweb.google.com/RobBaffrey/BigPineFire



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Postby hikerduane » Sun Jul 08, 2007 10:53 am

Thank you for the photos. I got to work on a fuel truck for one day at a fire on the Plumas quite a few years ago for my employer. Running into town now to see what all the smoke is about, can't be from the Antelope fire that is too far away. I heard a plane circling around for a couple minutes before I could make it out and now there is smoke in the neighborhood that you can see a couple houses down. Something going on, heard a helicopter too, water drops?
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Postby Windwalker » Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:24 am

We were heading to Bishop (South Lake) when the Highway Patrol closed 395. They turned us around just north of Independence...we could see the wind blowing huge flames across the road in the distance...so it was a good call.
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Postby Windwalker » Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:11 pm

A few pics of the fire from 395...

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Postby Windwalker » Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:13 pm

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The sun looked weird through all of that smoke.

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Postby Baffman » Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:15 pm

Those are great pictures. I'm sure saddened to see all this, but it could always be worse. Here is yet another link with some great pictures. Their is a nice shot of the Mt. Whitney Hatchery with flames behind it.

http://www.sierravisionsstock.com/sierr ... lex-fires/
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