14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Wildland firefighter

My fire department respondedicated to a late night brush fire. Approximately 1/4 in size, with a run into the tree canopy. During suppression efforts, we fell a dead tree. I was stunned by the surreal beauty and chose of the events unfolding in front of me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Cottage grove, Oregon, United States of America
Camera: SM-N915V
Copyright: © Douglas Lyda