"Sand Fire" LACoFD/ANF Wildfire - July 22-24, 2016

The "Sand Fire" started at just after 2pm on July 22, 2016 near the 14 freeway and Sand Canyon in the city of Santa Clarita north of Los Angeles. The wildfire has since burned over 37,000 acres of wilderness and residential neighborhoods alike. Over 3,000 firefighters, 335 engines, 58 hand crews, 18 water tenders, 26 helicopters and 20 dozers continue to battle the blaze. The following images were taken during days one, two and three of the incident. The firefight continues as of this writing. 

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LACoFD Copter 19 makes a water drop as flames encroach upon hand crews along Soledad Canyon Road outside Action, CA on July 24, 2016.  © Craig Durling / Durling Media

LACoFD Copter 19 makes a water drop as flames encroach upon hand crews along Soledad Canyon Road outside Action, CA on July 24, 2016.  © Craig Durling / Durling Media