Arizona Central West Zone

 Type 2 Incident Management Team

              Photo by Alan Sinclair


Views From The Fire Lines

2008 Photos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seen in the Incident Command post at the Canyon Complex Fire

Photo by Carissa Willis

 

 

2007 Photos

 
 

 

Photo by Alan Sinclair

 

Sunrise on the Poe Cabin Fire

 

Photo by Alan Sinclair

 

Night Ops - Photo by Alan Sinclair

 

Incident commander Tony Sciacca with radio operators Linda Shaffer, Greg Litten, John Peckne and Karen Howell.  They have been recognized for their calm, efficient handling of communications during the medical emergency on August 7, 2007 at the Poe Cabin Fire.

 

Poe Cabin Fire camp at evening.  Photo by Roy Fluhart

 

Six minutes for safety.  A tail-gate safety session before going to the line.  Barb Nelson photographer

 

Communications technicians change the batteries on a radio repeater at the Poe Canyon Fire.  Greg Litten photographer

Shawn Campbell of a Fergusen Management fire engine working on Division E, improving the fire line and working a hose lay.  Photographer Mya Tarter

 

Sheep Creek Ranch on the Snake River at the Poe Cabin Fire.  Buildings are wrapped and hoses laid for structure protection.  John Lee photographer.
 

 

Aerial view of burning operations on the Poe Cabin Fire.  John Lee photographer.

 

Snake River, looking south.  Oregon on the right, Idaho on the left. 

 Don Howard is the photographer. 

 

Panoramic picture of the Poe Cabin Fire from looking southeast to southwest at Gravepoint Lookout, August 5, 2007 at 5:00 p.m. Photo by Rick Barbosa

 

Birdie Fire photo by Alan Sinclair

 

 Dropping a snag on the Birdie Fire 
 
 

Structure protection on the Birdie Fire
 
 
 

Photo by George Taylor

Photo by Deryl Jevons

 

 

2006 Photos 

 Michelle Weston meets Don K. Hotay and Hot Tamale in Yellow Pine, ID.  Their owner says, "We appreciate that people are asking before feeding them apples.  When they see a yellow shirt now - they make a beeline for the gate."  Picture by Wendell Peacock.

 

South Fork Complex on the Payette National Forest. Photo by Bea Day 

 

The Carson Hotshots coming off the line at sunset on the Messenger Fire, Payette National Forest, Idaho. Photo by Sean Murphey

 

The Carson Hotshots tribute to the Marines at Iwo Jima. Photo by Sean Murphey

Sean Murphey of the Carson Hotshots, working on the fireline.

Aerial photo of the Messenger Fire. Photo by Tony Sciacca 8/24/2006

Aerial photo of the Messenger Fire. Photo by Tony Sciacca 8/24/2006 

Heavy helicopter heading back to base camp after bucket work on the Hunter Fire.           Photo by Jeff Leonard 8/4/2006

Spike Camp South at the Hunter Fire. Photo by Jeff Leonard 8/4/2006 

Engine Boss Jeff Vance, Mendocino National Forest, works the fireline on the Hunter Fire.  Photo by Deanna Younger. 8/4/2006

 

Rolling sections of log out of the road on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Bill Dekker, 8/3/2006.

Sawyers cutting a downed tree blocking a road on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Bill Dekker 8/3/2006

Pilot Steve Jensen with the Firewatch Cobra Helicopter. Photo by Rick Hartigan, Fire Information Officer, Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team. 8/3/2006

Dawn in Covelo, California after night operations on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Rick Hartigan, Fire Information Officer, Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team 8/3/2006

Tired crew at dawn after night operations on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Deanna Younger, 8/3/2006

Night operations on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Deanna Younger, 8/3/2006

Night burnout on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Deanna Younger, 8/3/2006

Crew 3675C from Shasta T, Hunter Fire. July 31, 2006.

Backfiring off Mendocino County M1 Road as the East fire makes a run - July 31,
2006

The Hunter fire displays extreme behavior. Photo by Dan Johnson of Alamosa, CO.

Firefighters of the Mendocino National Forest cool a hotspot on the fireline on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Rick Hartigan,
Fire Information Officer, Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team

California Army National Guard Helicopter 801takes off to support the suppression efforts on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Rick Hartigan,
Fire Information Officer, Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team

California Army National Guard SSGT Tim Gibson and PFC Ronald Jelly perform the final safety checks on Helicopter 801 before take off. Photo by Rick Hartigan,
Fire Information Officer, Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team

 

California Army National Guard SSGT Tim Gibson prepares the bambi bucket. Photo by Rick Hartigan, Fire Information Officer,
Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team

Gus Tellez, Air Support Group Supervisor with the Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team, confers with California Army National Guard pilots CW4 Fred Kent and CW2 Joe Rosamond and CDF Military Managers Adam Ambriz and John Yount before their flight to support fire suppression efforts on the Hunter Fire. Photo by Rick Hartigan, Fire Information Officer, Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team

Incident Commander John Philbin speaking at the morning briefing. Photo by Rick Hartigan, Fire Information Officer, Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team

Operations Chief Bea Day giving the morning briefing at the Hunter Fire Spike Camp. Photo by Rick Hartigan, Fire Information Officer
Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team

 

Smoke from the Stone Fire (photo by Darren Paxson of the White Mountain Apache Tribe)

Crew at rest while a water drop is being made on the Stone Fire (photo by Darren Paxson of the White Mountain Apache Tribe)

Fort Apache Crew 12 hiking in to the Stone Fire (photo by Darren Paxson of the White Mountain Apache Tribe)

First CWZ team briefing for the "Stone" fire,  (photo by Chris English taken on  7/19/2006)

Smoke from the Bear Fire, Skates Fire and the Reserve Complex  colors the sunset over Lake Roberts, June 21, 2006. (Photo courtesy of Levi Hill, Silver City Sun -News)
 

 

 

 

Black Mountain Complex (photo by Bill Dekker)

Smoke from the February Fire fills the sky near Payson AZ  (photo by Darlane Leonard taken on 2/8/2006) 

Chino Valley Firefighters patrol the line of the burn out on the Secret Fire (photo by Bill Dekker)

 

Firefighters from the Summit Fire Department Patrol the line on the Secret Fire (photo by Bill Dekker)

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