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Finishing touches

Uploaded by: Fotoguy77

Tuesday October 26, 2010

Caption: A helitanker puts the finishing touches on a 10 acre brush fire on Interstate 5 north of Castaic, Ca. The fire broke out amid heavy winds blowing up to 40MPH...The fire guys did a great job in stopping this fire before it got out of hand. Santa Ana winds are predicted for the next two days.

Image Description: Castaic, Ca 10-26-10 A helitanker makes water drop along the S/B lanes of I-5 just north of Lake Hughes Rd this afternoon, dousing hot spots from a 10 acre brush fire started by a burning wheel that came off the tanker truck stopped on the right side of the Freeway...LA County firefighters assisted by the Angeles Nat. Forest had the fire knocked down in an hour despite high winds blowing in the area.

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20. buckley108
8:55 PM GMT on October 31, 2010
Drama - and you captured it!
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19. Fotoguy77
6:27 PM GMT on October 29, 2010
Thanks everyone....
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18. ceocrocker
11:04 PM GMT on October 27, 2010
Wonderful capture!
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17. Openmike
9:49 PM GMT on October 27, 2010
Nice news pic. Thumbnail made me want to know more. Had to check it out.--and that is the essence of good news pics.
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16. WurzelDave
6:45 PM GMT on October 27, 2010
Super shot & congrats on AC.
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15. Wanda1948
6:27 PM GMT on October 27, 2010
Amazing shot! Congratulations!
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14. lovesthebeach
3:50 PM GMT on October 27, 2010
Been there for the Santa Ana's and don't miss them in the slightest. Great shot, congrats on the AC.
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13. booboo2284
3:19 PM GMT on October 27, 2010
Awesome capture! Awesome AC, Congratulations!!!
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12. travelingrose
2:09 PM GMT on October 27, 2010
Super capture! Congrats.
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11. gingyb
11:39 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
Great action
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10. jobro47
10:54 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
super shot! thanx for sharing!
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9. Dancingapple
3:32 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
Oh my gosh..GREAT capture!!!
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8. MojaveDesertRat
2:50 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
Great shot - not looking forward to more wind though!
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7. dixiedaughter
1:44 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
Great shot, congratulations!
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6. cjwhanson
1:39 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
in the right place at the right time for this amazing shot... glad they got it under control!
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5. JCFindley
1:25 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
SWEET shot!
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4. CalicoBass
1:22 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
Wow, great shot!!
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3. idzrvit
1:11 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
AWESOME!!
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2. trigirl
1:09 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
An awesome action shot! Wow, great composition too.
Celebrating life, Debra
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1. SVLover
1:03 AM GMT on October 27, 2010
'Tis the season in Southern California. Sure don't miss those winds!
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