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Old 01-17-2014, 09:05 PM
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These pics were taken from my front yard yesterday Friday 17th Jan' 2014.
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Old 01-17-2014, 09:21 PM
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Dislike.... And here I am with my winter. Too warm here.... Need more snow.


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Old 01-17-2014, 09:27 PM
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These pics were taken from my front yard yesterday Friday 17th Jan' 2014.
do firefighters attempt to fight these fires ( if they get really bad ) or do they eventually burn out ?
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Old 01-18-2014, 08:34 AM
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At this stage, nothing can be done. You have to wait till the fire gets out of the Mts & onto flat ground. Aircraft can drop water but the water evaporates before it gets to the fire. Its all eased off atm, more flare ups have occured elsewhere. Some controls are in place.
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Old 01-18-2014, 09:42 AM
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Great shots but YIKES!...that's way too close for comfort...for me.
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Old 01-18-2014, 11:59 AM
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Sorry you guys are in such a heat wave. And then fires on top of it. Hope things return more to normal soon for you.
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Old 01-18-2014, 02:04 PM
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Wow! Very scary. We've been having plenty of snow and rain lately. I think I prefer that.
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Yep to close for comfort. I hope you get rain soon.
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Old 01-18-2014, 09:48 PM
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We made it. Had some sleep last night. Fire got to 4 kms away & with a fire like this, it would cover that distance in 5 mins. The wind changed, in our favour & held the flames off.
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Thanks for letting us know you are OK
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