Sunday, August 26, 2007

Altadena Brush Fire 08/26/07 (Part 3 of 3)

A L.A. City "Sky Crane" helicopter helps to save the power line.

The "Sky Crane" sprays.

The "Sky Crane" from directly overhead.

From the top of Marengo, we see downtown and the "Sky Crane" returning to the fire after reloading.

Altadena Brush Fire 08/26/07 (Part 2 of 3)

A California Highway Patrol Officer blocks the top of Marengo as a U.S. Forest Service Fire Truck arrives on scene.

L.A. County Sheriffs set up a command post at the top of Lake.

An ABC7 News camera man sets up to capture the fire.

Citizen journalists, like myself, capture the scene.

Two L.A. County Fire helicopters fight the blaze around the power lines.

Altadena Brush Fire 08/26/07 (Part 1 of 3)

I ran into the house and yelled: "Hey Marisol! Our mountain is on fire!

We grabbed the camera and ran up to the park to get a better look.

Fire trucks were still coming up the hill with their sirens blarring...

All the way up to the top of Lake.

Our neighbors gathered to watch and capture what was happening.