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Bill Westphal's Photo Gallery - Station Fire

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Paradise Lost1892 viewsThe normal calm and tropical atmosphere of my backyard is upset by the Station Fire seen here overtaking Brown Mountain.Sep 04, 2009
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Closer To Home1936 viewsSunday brought the fire even closer to home. Burning hotter and faster the fire can be seen erupting behind the ridge in Millard Canyon.Sep 04, 2009
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Cobra2075 viewsThe AH-1 Firewatch Cobra is used for monitoring and directing fire operations. Equipped with high tech gadgets like Infared and Low-Light Sensors, it provides the firefighters with an excellent tool for monitoring the fire.Sep 04, 2009
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Neptune1842 viewsThe Lockheed P-2 Neptune was originally Naval Patrol Bomber used for Anti-Submarine warfare. Converted into an aerial tanker, it can carry 2,700 Gallons of Fire Retardant.Sep 04, 2009
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First Glimpse1806 viewsMy first glimpse of the Station Fire on the way home from work. Picture is taken by the Rose Bowl. The fire is still a ways back in the forest.Sep 04, 2009
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JPL Under Siege2265 viewsThursday 8/27 around 8:45 PM. Lynne and I went down to the Arroyo to see how the fire was going. It was an eerie sight to see the fire extending along the ridge behind JPL. It didn't look like it was going to get any better soon.Sep 04, 2009
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Close To Home2086 viewsFriday, 4:25 PM. The fire continued to make it's way east. This view looking down our street shows the smoke billowing up from the back side of Brown Mountain.Sep 04, 2009
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Air Assault At Sundown1696 viewsThe Air Show went on late into the afternoon. Here, a P-2 Neptune comes out of the Arroyo after a Retardant drop.Sep 04, 2009
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Smokey Sunset1713 viewsNow this would have been a beautiful sunset if it wasn't for the circumstances. The phrase "red sky at night, sailors delight" does not apply here.Sep 04, 2009
     
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