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April 3, 2006
Sandwich Fire Tower
"On The Air"
Looking out into the former impact area at Mass Military Reservation
where many fires have started over the years.
Pave Paws radar site. A big fire went through here in the 1990s.
The power plant and Plymouth beyond.
Looking towards Barnstable
Nozzle stream from Sandwich fire department training at their station.
Light smoke from a permit fire
Another permit fire
Sandwich board walk
The east end of the canal
Another smoke... permit
Not smoke.... truck driving on dusty dirt roads on the base.
Sandwich water tower and Otis in distance
Powerful binoculars for spotting smoke
Checking with the Bourne Tower on a smoke
There are plenty of woods and forest land still on the Cape.
This year, the woods are particularly dry and fire danger is already high.
U.S. Coast Guard helo heading home to Air Station Cape Cod at Otis
2 PM fire weather report
"Class 4 day"
Photos Britt Crosby