HOT SHOTS: PAGE 9
TIMBER FIRE
Fireline construction in the woods is made tedious by thick roots, rocks and long-burning fuels. Progress is aided by a light wind blowing acrid smoke away from the crew as they work directly on the fire's edge. Hot spots are cooled by shovels throwing dirt where water is out of reach. Support from water and retardant-dropping aircraft is hindered by the dense canopy above.
Crewman Beneath Trees Throws Dirt
Hot Shovel On Burning Stump
Crew Action - Fireline Construction
Downed Timber Burns Hot
Flames Flash Through Forest
Deer Rack & Flames

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