Fire’s aftermath – photo essay

Source: www.producer.com

Four homes were burned to the ground and many farm buildings and fences destroyed March 28 when people were evacuated from their homes due to a massive grass fire that started west of Highway 2 south of Claresholm, Alta., and headed east, jumping the highway.

The fire covered 16,000 acres. | Mike Sturk photos

Smoke was still rising from the stubble two days after the fire, even following a snowfall March 29. | Mike Sturk photo
This power pole will need replacing. | Mike Sturk photo
Fences were damaged as the fire rushed across pastures. | Mike Sturk photo
Smoke can be seen drifting out of the bottom of grain bins. | Mike Sturk photo
A fire investigator from Barons, Alta., checks out a burned property east of Claresholm. | Mike Sturk photo
Four homes were burned to the ground and many farm buildings and fences destroyed March 28 when people were evacuated from their homes due to a massive grass fire that started west of Highway 2 south of Claresholm, Alta., and headed east, jumping the highway. The fire covered 16,000 acres. | Mike Sturk photo

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