Photos: Stuart Creek and Lodgepole Fires

PIke Hotshots Lodgepole Fire
Pike Hotshots at a spike camp on the Lodgepole Fire, Challis National Forest, Idaho. Photo by Pike Hotshots.

A couple of our readers graciously allowed us to publish some of their fire photographs. Thanks Benjamin and Pike Hotshots.

Stuart Creek 2 Fire, near Salcha AK, July 4, 2013
Stuart Creek 2 Fire, near Salcha AK, July 4, 2013. This retardant drop was to prevent the approaching fire from jumping the road and threatening a repeater site. Photo by Benjamin Price.
Stuart Creek 2 Fire near Salcha, AK, July 7, 2013
Stuart Creek 2 Fire near Salcha, AK, July 7, 2013. The fire burned 20,000+ acres on July 7 destroying three homes. It threatened both Eielson Air Force Base and North Pole, AK. Photo by Benjamin Price.

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+