Reply Wed 25 Apr, 2012 09:55 am
I just ran across this photo in the Guardian today -


http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/4/25/1335357207153/Guadalajara-Mexico-A-fore-005.jpg
Guadalajara, Mexico: a forest fire which has affected almost 1,400 hectares of forest and is threatening Guadalajara's urban area.
Photograph: Ulises Ruiz Basurto/EPA
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/gallery/2012/apr/25/24-hours-in-pictures-gallery#/?picture=389202815&index=12

Yikes. Seems like it's controlled by now, though.
http://www.firehouse.com/news/10705232/mexican-firefighters-battle-massive-forest-fire

Scary thing for a city to see.
Reminds me of Los Angeles.
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Reply Wed 25 Apr, 2012 10:12 am
@ossobuco,
Our oldest enemy.
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Reply Wed 25 Apr, 2012 10:21 am
@roger,
I thought they were cockroaches..
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Reply Thu 26 Apr, 2012 01:01 pm
@ossobuco,
Another photo, almost like a painting..

"Unchecked for four days, a massive wildfire rages in La Primavera forest in Guadalajara, Mexico. More than 700 firefighters have been sent to battle the blaze".

Photo: Hector Guerrero / AFP/Getty Images /sfgate
http://imgs.sfgate.com/c/pictures/2012/04/25/ba-510493395_WRE0110444756.jpg
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Reply Thu 26 Apr, 2012 01:31 pm
@ossobuco,
They're supposed to be loaded with proteins. Not for your typical Western Breakfast, to be sure.
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