Aviation and Fire Fighting

  • Sep 25, 2013 3:40pm GMT

Thank you to the brave firefighters and pilots who saved our home at Pine Mountain Lake, CA (E45), this season. <br><br>This is home video of the California Rim Fire in Tuolumne County. This video shows aviation at its best. The pilots were saving entire neighborhoods dropping lines of fire retardant.<br><br>This was one of the largest wildfires in California history, burning totally out of control at the time this video was filmed only 3% was contained. The fire charred more than <span class="st">257,134 acres (402 square miles)</span>. <br><br>Most of this was filmed from Rex's handicam on roof in Unit 12 at Pine Mountain Lake.<span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif""><br><br><br></span>

Caution language in video.