As a brief return to Friday photos, and continuing a conversation from elsewhere, let me present: Big Huge Enormous Fires!!!
Before anyone gets worried, these are from a controlled burn done for research purposes in spring 2005. We filled out enormous piles of paperwork, had all necessary permissions, and had assorted firefighters and equipment there. These sorts of things make great training exercises for firefighters. We were burning fields of switchgrass and similar tall grasses, and they burn hot and very quickly.