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Erik Dorthé
Erik Dorthé
I am a father, scientist, tinkerer, and photographer. Who knows what I am likely to post?

I have never seen a wildfire before now. This one started up right before we got there. Unfortunately, that meant we had to detour the long way home, but what a sight! Certainly the most menacing flames I have ever seen. I could not really catch the flames in the photo because of all the smoke, but I think this photo gives a good idea.

News reports say it was related to a truck fire. The smoke looked clean though, no burning tires or plastic. The managed to stop it pretty quick at least.