More photos of the Whoopup fire

Whoopup fire, structure protection

Here are a few more photos of the Whoopup fire southeast of Newcastle, Wyoming, taken Monday, between 1:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

Whoopup fire, structure protection
Group Supervisor for Structure Protection, Tim Daley (without a cap), lines out engine crews that just arrived from Sundance, WY and Hill City, SD. They were assigned to protect structures near Ferguson Canyon.
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Convection over the Whoopup fire causes condensation at the top of the smoke column, creating two "ice caps" at 3:17 p.m., July 18, 2011. Photo: Bill Gabbert
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The southwest side of the Whoopup fire at 3:33 p.m., July 18, 2011. Photo: Bill Gabbert
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The west side of the Whoopup fire, at 4:32 p.m. July 18, 2011. Photo: Bill Gabbert
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An engine stands ready to protect a home on the north side of Ferguson Canyon on the Whoopup fire, 6:00 p.m, July 18, 2011. Photo: Bill Gabbert

 

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Update 7-26-2011: we put together a slide show of more photos.

 

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

One thought on “More photos of the Whoopup fire”

  1. We are lucky to have such quick response teams, both paid and volunteer serving the area. Thank you for the update but more important, thank you to those out in the line of fire!

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