Photo Gallery of the Spring Prairie Burn

fire clouds
 
 
 cowchips on fire

Photo showing that pioneers of the prairie knew what they were talking about, "cowchips do burn." This entire field showed the remnants of last season.

 
fire clouds

Smoke covers the distant clouds to create a spectacular sunset.

 
rancher burning the prairie

Rancher Gene Matile sets a prescribed fire with a torch tied to the back of an ATV.

 
fire flames

Prescribed fire across from the preserve east of K177 Highway.

 
school lit by fire

One-room school lit by the glow of the  flames from the fire across the road.

 
fire across from the school

After the fire died down,the school continued to be lit by the remaining glowing embers.

 

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