SS8696 : Fire on the hill

taken 16 years ago, near to Cymer, Neath Port Talbot/Castell-Nedd Port Talbot, Great Britain

Fire on the hill
Fire on the hill
A fire that burned through areas of forestry already devastated by a species of Bark Beetle. The dry, standing 'poles' on the steep hill-side allowed the fire to race over large distances at alarming speed. The heat created such an updraught that burning debris was scattered over a large area, causing further fires which really did darken the sky.

Spooky.

3 days later it was still smouldering: 5 years later, you can still see its footprint.
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 April, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 11 July, 2008
Category
Fire (site of)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 864 964 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.3356N 3:38.6065W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 863 959
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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