15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
the Lolo Peak fire

Forest fires are becoming a common occurrence throughout the west in the summer and early fall. This fire was close to communities, resulted in many evacuating their homes, and cost one firefighter his life.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Lolo, Montana, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Steven Akre