The fire fighters on this ridge had shovels, and welcomed the 824's big blade support.

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Posted by: epwierman on Oct 16, 2008 10:25 AM
The fire fighters on this ridge had shovels, and welcomed the 824's big blade support.
 
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dark smoke is the first of many home to go.
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at sun set, the house was fine, so I went to our property about a mile north in the mtns. This is a Cat 824, getting ready for a new task
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the guys to my right here are "Hot Shots" from Kern County. They saved my land and tousands of acres in the forest. standing at the "divide", as seen later.
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This is one of the tools that the Hot Shots use, its a magnesium flare shot from a pistol, good fun starting fires (fighting fire with fire). They understand Fire Science!
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