There is nothing like covering a large fire from the air. They are visual, they can be compelling and down right intoxicating. I have had two such fires in recent weeks.
Another look of the Fire scene in New Westminster earlier this summer
When it was over the blaze took most of the old complex.
The tell tail plume of smoke as we leave YVR. Frame grab CTV CHOPPER 9
No need for further directions. When we arrived it was fully involved. Aircraft buzzed around. To get the whole story on this one follow this link BIG FIRE
Frame grab from my FLIR Camera as we appoach the scene
Fire crews pour water over the inferno. Frame grab CTV Chopper 9
Close up shot of the heavy lift crane operator's cab as it bursts into flame. There were no injuries.
Wide shot of the complex as Phase II of the project burns to the ground.