Tag Archives: “Tea Fire”

#JesusitaFire postpile for 9 May

(Scroll to the bottom for my latest. Not the latest, just mine.) The shot above looks west from the eastern flank of the Jesusita fire, above Montecito.  The overlays are MODIS (the dots and squares) and GEOMAC (the red line). … Continue reading

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House cremation revisited

Nothing, I hope, will ever impress me as much as the Oakland firrestorm of October 20, 1991. At its peak a house was blowing up ever four seconds.  Hiller Highlands, a dome of land the looks straight west at San … Continue reading

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Tea Fire aftermath

Before: After: I just put up a gallery of shots I took as the sun was going down today, and the evacuation barricades were lifted — at least from some of the Tea Fire burn area. The aerial shot above … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Fire update

Well, the Tea Fire has been upstaged by the Sylmar Fire. (Both links are to LA Times stories. Do LA Times stories still drift behind a paywall after a week? Not sure. If so, I’ll change them to more permanent … Continue reading

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