Pic of the Day – A Brush Fire Approaches

A brush fire lights up the evening sky behind a F-15SG assigned to the Republic of Singapore Air Force at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Aug. 15, 2011. Flight line activity, to include all flying operations, were stopped and personal evacuated from flight line buildings as the fire approached the base. A building containing navigation equipment on the airfield may have sustained some minor damage. No other damage was reported. The fire burned approximately 3,000 acres, including five acres on the northwest corner of the base. (US Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Gina Chiaverotti-Paige)

[Image courtesy of the US Air Force Website.]

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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