Fire Boss details

Tour of the water scooper plane, Air Tanker Fire Boss 205, the N10122, complete with many photos.

Firefighters offer Ways to Help.

“When you want to help…. In a time of crisis people naturally want to reach out and help.  We appreciate those efforts and have a few suggestions for you to consider. Most appreciated by firefighters: ●       Thank you notes and banners ●       Donations to local recovery efforts ●       Donations to Wildland Firefighter Foundation:  http://www.wffoundation.org Other ideas: ●       Join or support yourContinue reading “Firefighters offer Ways to Help.”

Chicken Coop Fire

Happy Thanksgiving!  I am grateful that this fire was kept from spreading to my brother’s house and garage, and that no one was hurt, not even the chickens! Our awesome local firefighters came to the rescue last night, and although the fire at my brother’s (Boyce Black) turned out to be just the Chicken Coop,Continue reading “Chicken Coop Fire”

Air Support on Wildfires

Trout Lake, Wa has been home for nearly a month to a large Fire Camp and Helitack crew, during the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams, with several Helicopters coming and going. My brother’s house is right behind the airstrip which lodges the Helitack camp, and I enjoy watching these birds of the air comingContinue reading “Air Support on Wildfires”

Update on the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams

Update on the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams. This is Dorina, she makes the Fire T-Shirts, Hoodies and Beanies, and they are lovely, very popular among the firefighters! this is the camp entrance, located in Hollenbeck Park in Trout Lake, Washington

Update on the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams

The fire took off again the last few days, and is now up to well over 11,500 acres with a new run to the Northwest along Stagman Ridge in a narrow finger of fire reaching around the west side of the Mountain. More information can be seen here on the  InciwebLink UPDATE 9-23-2012: Now upContinue reading “Update on the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams”

Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams

September 8, 2012 while the Highway 141 fire near White Salmon was beginning to wind down, a Lightning storm swept through the area and started at least 40 wildfires in Washington and another large amount in Oregon.  Some of the fires were put out quickly, but others like the one on the south side ofContinue reading “Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams”