Interesting Photo of the Day: Battling Wildfires in Washington

As wildfire sweeps through wooded areas surrounding Leavenworth, Washington firefighters have stood their ground in efforts to prevent the massive fire from jumping across the river and spreading to the neighboring town. The jaw dropping photo you see below, taken by Michael Stanford, documents the destruction as it happened:


The Mills Canyon Fire blazes near Leavenworth. (Via Imgur. Click image to see full size.)

As devastating and awful as the wildfire is, Stanford’s image is a stunning document of this natural disaster, which at the time of writing is mostly contained.

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