Monday, May 02, 2011

Birds Burn!!....Ovenden.... 02-05-2011


Water Bombing!!! 1000's of times.... (c) 2011


















The overarching news today is of yet more fire on Ovenden Moor, mid afternoon.... not only the moor but apparently part of the plantation as well.... dense yellow, white and black smoke blotted out the sun to the north of the fire..... without doubt mass fatalities at this time of year..... nine images (c) 2011



....... and still she burns.... up on the high moor now as visible from c 6 miles away at 2130hrs tonight..... what will the morrow bring?.... (c) 2011


Dave

4 Comments:

Anonymous Howard Creber said...

Dramatic but sad pictures Dave.

May 04, 2011 12:13 pm  
Blogger David said...

Agree Howard exceedingly sad and a great loss but the fire service seem to have done a fine job as it at least looks to be under control now....

May 04, 2011 11:08 pm  
Blogger DJSutcliffe said...

A catastrophe! Great to get some fantastic photographic images dave.

May 05, 2011 7:27 pm  
Blogger Dave Barker said...

Cheers Dave... could even smell it in Bradford earlier in the week when the wind swung round that way... a terrible tradgidy

May 07, 2011 1:29 pm  

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