A hotshot crew conducts burnout operations on the Derby Fire. Severe drought
conditions contributed to extreme fire behavior.
Image ID: wea03325, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Montana, McCleod
Photo Date: 2006 September 6
Photographer: Dan Borsum, NOAA/NWS/WR/WFO/Billings Montana
Category: Monsters Fire Weather/NOAA 200th Photo Contest/
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