Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Rim Fire (CA) - Aug 28

The Rim Fire has burned 187,466 acres and is at 23 percent containment per the latest update available to me from Inciweb at the time I first wrote this article. (Inciweb's incident page for the Rim Fire is no longer available).

Rim Fire Time Lapse (video uploaded on Aug 23, 2013)

direct link to video on youtube

Another look at a California National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk from the 1-140th Aviation Battalion (Air Assault) working the Rim Fire shot from the helo by Mater Sgt. Julie Avery.

direct link to video on dvidshub

DC-10 dropping on Rim Fire

direct link to video on youtube

Rim Fire Photo gallery from KCRA

Bill Gabbert (Wildfire Today) on virtual tour of the Rim Fire area
Bill Gabbert (Fire Aviation) photos of Nat Guard Helos arriving to work Rim Fire

More articles:
Article from U.S. Air Force on MAFFS deploying to CA to help with wildfires with pictures
LA TImes article on Rim Fire, may soon be sixth largest fire in CA history

Revised on October 12, 2015 to remove dead link.

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