Firefighters suppress Lakeville Fire southeast of Petaluma, California

Posted on Categories MiscTags
photo Lakeville Fire Petaluma Calif
Photo of the Lakeville Fire southeast of Petaluma, California, June 5, 2020. Photo by CAL FIRE.

(This article first appeared on WildfireToday)

Yesterday the Lakeville Fire southeast of Petaluma, California burned about 141 acres before being suppressed by firefighters assisted by air tankers. The origin of the fire was near the 4500 block of Lakeville Highway.

Map Lakeville Fire Petaluma Calif
Map showing the location of the Lakeville Fire southeast of Petaluma, California, June 5, 2020. Wildfire Today/Google Earth.

If the firefighters in the photo below (at top/right) are carrying drip torches as it appears, they may be burning out from a retardant line to consume the fuel between the retardant and an already burned area.

More photos on Twitter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *