Anvil Fire – 9/24/2023

Rain is coming, but will high winds spread the fire farther north before it begins in earnest? We take a quick look at IR mapping from the evening of 9/23/2023 and assess current fire spread and tactics. We also watch footage of a very low drop from a DC-10 airtanker on the NE corner of the fire yesterday afternoon. That video can be seen here:…

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Cover photo from Anvil and Flat Fire Information page on Facebook.