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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

MILL FIRE: Photos of Header and Aircraft Op's 1 hr after start

 These photos were supplied by a California Fire News reader and local landowner Jerry DeMartile who's family has ranched area for over 70 years.
Photos by Stephanie Whitlock from the shore of Letts lake 07-07-2012.



CA-MNF Mill Fire. 16,000 acres, 35% contained as of 0600 this morning.

Mill Fire - H-901 dipping at Letts Lake
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock


Mill Fire - CAL FIRE Helicopter Operations at Letts Lake
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock


Mill Fire - Blowing Up As C-901 Heads For Water
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock


Mill Fire - Copter H-791 at Letts Lake
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock


Mill Fire - Rotary Snorkel Over Letts Lake
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock


Mill Fire - Helicopter Ops at Letts Lake
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock


Mill Fire - Aircraft Operations at Letts Lake
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock


Mill Fire - Dip Tank Heading Back To Fire 
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock


Mill Fire - Copter 901 Dipping at Letts Lake
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock

Mill Fire - Firefighting Aircraft Operations at Letts Lake
Credit: Stephanie Whitlock
 CA-MNF Mill Fire official news releases, closure information, photographs, maps, and other information, the Inciweb homepage is http://inciweb.org/incident/2998/
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