|Wide angle shot at 11:19 AM|
|The burn area is tiny at this point|
|Unfortunately this is the only picture I have from 12:21 PM|
|Wide Angle Shot at 12:56 PM- look at the contrasting black and white smoke|
|Close-up at 12:56 PM|
|Close-up at 12:57 PM|
|Wide Angle shot at 1:20 PM|
|Zoom shot at 1:20 PM|
This final shot, just 3 hours later at 2:10PM, you can tell that the fire is much, much larger than it was before, and making a lot more smoke.
This fire grew rapidly and went from 3,000 acres when I got back to the car from my hike on Saturday, to 40,000 acres by Monday night. Unfortunately one life has already been lost to the blaze. This area is really dry and has a fair amount of "beetle-killed" trees- a fire was perhaps inevitable.