A brush fire lights up the evening sky behind a Republic of Singapore air force F-15SG fighter aircraft Aug. 15, 2011, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Flight line activity, to include all flying operations, were stopped and personnel were evacuated from flight line buildings as the fire approached the base. The fire burned approximately 3,000 acres, including five acres on the northwest corner of the base.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Gina Chiaverotti-Paige

If you enjoyed this article, please consider supporting our Veteran Editorial by becoming a SOFREP subscriber. Click here to get 3 months of full ad-free access for only $1 $29.97.