THE COTTONWOOD FIRE


PHOTO ESSAY PAGES:

Welcome Page And Introduction

Mountains Wrapped In Smoke

Two Views From The Sierra Valley

Painting the Forest With Fire Retardant

The View From Below A Retardant Drop

A C-130 Hercules Drops On A Flareup

A P3 Orion Down Low And Coming Fast

A DC-6 Drops At Treetop Level

Two Photos From A Retardant Drop Zone

Hand Crew Operations On The Fire Line

The Forest Ablaze - Feel The Heat

Dozer Operations On The Fire Line

The Loyalton Mill Under Attack

Helicopter Operations At The Mill

Threading The Needle With A Chinook

The View From Downtown Loyalton

In The Smoke's Shadow - Day Is Night

A Sikorsky Mosquito At Dusk

Final Notes And Fire Statistics


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