Photos from the Holy Fire

And, a video of the 747 Supertanker dropping

Holy Fire Orange County California

(Above: The Holy Fire as seen from the 747 Supertanker August 6, 2018. Credit: Hiroshi Ando, Drop System Operator, Global SuperTanker)

The photo above and the next three photos of the Holy Fire in Orange County, California were taken August 6 from the 747 Supertanker by Hiroshi Ando, Drop System Operator, Global SuperTanker.

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The Holy Fire as seen from the 747 Supertanker August 6, 2018. Credit: Hiroshi Ando, Drop System Operator, Global SuperTanker.
Holy Fire Orange County California
The Holy Fire as seen from the 747 Supertanker August 6, 2018. Credit: Hiroshi Ando, Drop System Operator, Global SuperTanker.

(To see all articles about the Holy Fire on Wildfire Today, including the most recent, click HERE.)

Holy Fire Orange County California
A lead plane over the Holy Fire as seen from the 747 Supertanker August 6, 2018. Credit: Hiroshi Ando, Drop System Operator, Global SuperTanker.

Michael Carroll shot the video below on the afternoon of August 7, 2018, of the 747 Supertanker dropping on the east side of the Holy Fire in Orange County, California. If the fire can be held at that ridge where the air tanker dropped, that will prevent it from spreading into Riverside County. The fire is about six miles northwest of Lake Elsinore.

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The 747 approaches the Holy Fire, August 6, 2018. KTLA photo.
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An HC-130H at the Holy Fire, August 6, 2018. It is either Tanker 116 or 118. ABC7 image.

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+

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