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September 2, 2009

Worth a thousand words

Filed under: Preparedness and Response,Risk Assessment,State and Local HLS,Strategy — by Philip J. Palin on September 2, 2009

The Station Fire is now 22 percent contained.   Communications towers and other assets atop Mt. Wilson continue to be threatened.  Firefighters warn the risk remains high for a break-out on the Northern and Southeastern flanks of the fire. (More from the Los Angeles Times)

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Photo by Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times

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Photo by Wayne Smith

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Photo by Gina Ferazzi, Los Angeles Times

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Comment by William R. Cumming

September 2, 2009 @ 7:30 am

Often stated is the aphorism that fighting fire is the closest civilians come to fighting a war. Looking like war to me in the pics above. Thanks for the post!

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