Posted: April 9, 2008 17:22:41 • By Meadow Whisper (Natasha L.) • 0 words
The existance of these photos was a complete accident; I've been cooped up at home for over a week due to car problems, and I finally made it out to run some errands. I decided to have a leisurely lunch/dinner at a nearby park, and as I was leaving the house, I decided on a whim to grab my camera. As luck would have it, one of the largest fires the area has seen for a long time started two blocks away as I was finishing my meal. So, I was able to capture the heroic work of the Harrisonburg Fire Department as the event unfolded. Upon leaving the park, I started this pursuit by chasing the ominous cloud of smoke to the south. I'd never seen a smoke column like that in person before, it was very eerie.