Monday, April 14, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
AN AERIAL VIEW of the fire's aftermath shows the burned area between Highway 50 and the PG&E substation. Photo by Jason Bross
A SHED BETWEEN a residence and Highway 50 was lost in the blaze. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
NEARBY RESIDENT Randy Mayer helped keep out hot spots at El Dorado Nursery with a garden hose and a shovel. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
BARK FOR SALE at Acer Landscape Materials caught fire as flames moved along Highway 50. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
A CAL FIRE FIREFIGHTER uses a truck-mounted water hose to douse flames nearing vehicles. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
PONDEROSA LANDSCAPING trucks and trailers were not damaged although the fire came within inches of their trailers. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
A GROWLERSBERG hand crew arrives on scene to cut line around the fire. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
A GROWLERSBERG FIREFIGHTER looks ahead as Cal Fire keeps an eye on burning grass below power lines. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
FIRE CREWS park in a grass field near the PG&E substation. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
NURSERY NEIGHBOR Kathleen McGinnis describes hearing transformers pop before the flames took off. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
FLAMES – Allen Beck, manager of El Dorado Nursery and Garden on Durock Road, keeps water on hot spots as flames rise in the neighboring property. The fire broke out near a PG&E substation, blacking out power to thousands and closing Highway 50. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum