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Archive for December, 2017
Smokey Sunrise over Ventura
Smokey Sunrise over Ventura

  Smokey Sunrise over Ventura #thomasfire #venturafire #SoCalFires #wildfires #firefighters #firesmoke

Thomas Fire Over Carpinteria
Thomas Fire Over Carpinteria

#thomasfire

Thomas Fire, Ventura
Thomas Fire, Ventura

With flames on each side, a house stands threatened in the foothills of Carpinteria. The fire crews say that if high winds appear, the fight would begin with roughly a ten minute warning. That’s why these crews from Anaheim and other cities camp in “defensible positions” to establish a boundary of containment. (Currently at 15%) […]

Rescue Workers and Thomas Fire
Rescue Workers and Thomas Fire

Under the glow of approaching flames, members of the Anaheim Fire Department set up their cots and get some rest. With slow winds there isn’t much to do but wait. #thomasfire #venturafire #anaheimfd #anaheimfirefighters #socalfire #calfire #southerncaliforniafire #socalfires #wildfires #wildfire

Horses and Thomas Fire in Ojai, CA
Horses and Thomas Fire in Ojai, CA

A horse calmly watches the Thomas fire as fire crews and prisoners frantically work hard, creating a break line from the encroaching flames. #thomasfire #thomasfireventura #wildfire #forestfire #ojaifire #ojai #venturacounty #firefighters #lospadresnationalforest #socalfire #socalfires #californiafires #horselife #binded #casitassprings

Thomas Fire
Thomas Fire

A motocyclist pulls over to take pictures on Highway 33, south of Oak View, as the Ventura fire encroaches onto nearby oil fields. #cafires #cafire #socalfires #wildfire #calfires #lafires #ventura fire #venturafires #venturacounty #firegfighters #forestfire #thomasfire #ojai #fillmore #lafire #venturacounty #venturacountyfire

Creek Fire
Creek Fire

Helicopters take flying low and dropping water from a reservoir onto the #creekfire. Reports indicate 0% containment and at least a few more days of heavy Santa Ana gusts. #firecreek #lafire #losangelesfire #wildfire

Embers burn as flames come against neighborhoods in North Los Angeles #creekfire #lafire #firephotography #wildfire

Embers at the Creek Fire
Embers at the Creek Fire

Embers burn as flames come against neighborhoods in North Los Angeles #creekfire #lafire #firephotography #wildfire