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:SB:CannondaleKid wrote:Obama pledged to support & Biden reiterated that commitment at the memorial service only for it to appear they offered platitudes but nothing of substance.
Based on that piece in the New Times (not sure if it ever got posted on HAZ), I think it's a reasonable assumption that they moved from the black zone in an attempt to "save" that nearby ranch.Alston Neal wrote:Notice that they are in the black zone (burned area) a safe area. Why they moved from there will always be a mystery.
Scanning earlier posts, the fire head was moving very quickly, so winds were up and possibly erratic. Tankers and air support tend to be grounded on days like that. Remember the Schultz Fire? Some people questioned why tankers weren't deployed, and it was due to the very nature of what was pushing the explosive growth of that fire: wind.kingsnake wrote: what I don't understand is why the air tanker didn't just drop in a likely spot and hope for the best..