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Map: Curve and Williams Fire origins in relationship to Wrightwood.

Lg Briefing Map 9-24-02

Burn map as of 9-25-02 for the Williams Fire based on news, eyewitness, and forest service sources. By Scott Straley

Burn map as of 9-26-02 for the Williams Fire - By Scott Straley

Burn map as of 9-27-02 for the Williams Fire - By Scott Straley

9-28-02 Perimeter map

Dialup 800 x 454

DSL-Cable 2230 x 1270

9-29-02 Perimeter map

Dialup 800 x 454

DSL-Cable 1526 x 873

Williams Fire Progression Map September 29, 2002

Williams Final Map October 1, 2002

By Jacques Descloitres, NASA. This Terra MODIS true-color image was acquired 9-23-02 (large red dot). 

The Williams fire started on the East Fork of the San Gabriel River

The city lights in the background are near San Dimas

The Williams Fire is approximately 12 miles S-SW of Wrightwood as the crow flies

Photo by Mt. Wilson Observatory - UCLA Astronomy

Taken from Inspiration Point towards San Dimas 9-23-02

Taken 9/23/02 at 9:00 AM from the 138 and 18 near Crestline, CA by Scott Straley

You can see the city lights through the smoke and flames

Taken in La Verne 9-23-02 by Royce Hutain

These flames are 10 miles away 9-23-02

Brackett Airport, Laverne 9/24/02

Photo by Mt. Wilson Observatory - UCLA Astronomy

Brackett Airport, Laverne 9/24/02

Hundreds of tents surround base camp facilities at Santa Fe Dam 9/25/02

View from Bonelli Park 9/24/02

View from Monrovia 9/23/02

Heavy Lift Helicopter at Brackett Airport 9/25/02

Heavy Lift Helicopter at Brackett Airport 9/25/02

Heavy Lift Helicopter at Brackett Airport 9/25/02

Heavy Lift Helicopter at Brackett Airport 9/25/02

Heavy Lift Helicopter at Brackett Airport 9/25/02

Heavy Lift Helicopter at Brackett Airport 9/25/02

Taking a break near Mt. Baldy Village 9/27/02

Resting near Mt. Baldy Village 9/27/02

Phos Chek at Brackett Airport 9/25/02

One of many bull dozers used to cut fire breaks 9/27/02

CHP Officer Robert Martinez mans one of the many road blocks.   9/27/02

Tunnel near Mt. Baldy with hoses laid for burn out 9/27/02

Mt Hardware in Wrightwood is again the site of local fire information.

 (Photo on the left) Shawn Lawler USFS talks with residents about the fire and Angeles Forest closure. The heavy smoke & ash turned the sky orange.

This photo was taken from Inspiration Point and Blue Ridge Road 

Photo by Mt. Wilson Observatory - UCLA Astronomy

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