14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Forest fire

A mild winter without much snowpack turned into a dry spring and increased fire danger. A careless act of man started a forest fire that claimed about 100 acres of standing forest. Containment was the priority of aircraft fighting the fire.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Nimrod, Minnesota, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Rebecca Komppa