A Total Loss

© Matthew Jonas 2011/Evergreen Newspapers 2011

I made this picture at a house fire earlier this week. For a while I had seriously considered living in Evergreen. Then I realized how far away the nearest water supply was in the event of a fire. There is a reason that people keep a “go box” with all their important belongings next to the front door during fire season.

Wildfires, Structure Fires and Pipe Bombs

© Matthew Jonas 2011/Evergreen Newspapers 2011

What a week! In the span of 3 days I covered a bomb found in a mall, a wildfire and a structure fire. My job is never boring that is for sure. Here’s a collection of pictures from the chaos. The photo above and the following 2 are from the Myers Gulch house fire.

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