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JULY 1, 2015

 

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Summer harbinger:
a lightning strike beckoning
red shiny engines.

 

 

Rough Fire

151,493 acres
85% containment

Lightning

 

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Last evening, a small lightning strike just before, dark half-mile from the house, as monsoonal moisture sailed up the west side of the Sierras. Easily accessible, we count our blessings.

 

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Neighbor Tony Rivas had the fire pretty-much corralled with his shovel by the time I arrived with the skid steer. Another neighbor, Chuck Fry, had the gates unlocked for the CDF insuring we didn’t have to fix fence when the fire was out. Still flashing in the mountains this morning, 0.09″ rain.

 

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