Maryland Wildfire

 

Big Pole - La Brea 2009 (click on thumbnail to enlarge picture)

Below is an assortment of photos submitted by Maryland Wildland Fire Crew members (MDS#1) from the Big Pole fire in Utah and the La Brea Fire in California. The Big Pole Fire, near Grantsville Utah, was started by lightning August 6, 2009. It was declared contained August 16, 2009 after burning 43,923 acres. The La Brea Fire started as a cooking fire at a marijuana drug trafficking operation August 8, 2009, 21 miles east of Santa Maria California. It was contained August 22, 2009 at 89,489 acres.

 


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Below is a YouTube Video from the Fireground Action photographers taken Auguest 15th, the day crews from Maryland and West Virginia were helping hold a burn out operation.

 

If you are a Maryland Wildland Fire Crew member, past or present, and you have some pictures you would like to submit, please e-mail them to the webmaster along with a brief description of the fire they are from. All rights to the pictures belong to the original photographer. They are made available on this website for your Personal use only. Not intended for redistribution or commercial use.