A lot of fire fighting involves watching until it is safe to step in.
We watched drop after drop on Wednesday as the fire edged towards the meadow.
They were using retardant on Wednesday.
There was a spot fire they were able to put out in the meadow behind the Stage Stop.
We're becoming obsessed with helicopters out there.
The Hot Shots are our patrolling for spot fires.
Other crews are out mopping up and putting out things that are still smoldering from Sunday.
When you hear the roar of a jet taking off you know it is time to turn and look at what is flaring up now.
The fire is northwest of the Stage Stop and headed for Burgdorf.
If you like the view at Upper Lake, you are going to love ours in 13 years.
The helicopters come in to refill with water.
By 9 PM there had been some spot fires on the back side of the river down to Lot 14, Eddins' place just down from Dave Winter.
You can see trees torching into the night.
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