brushfire in spring valley…

…woke up (late) this morning to the thud of chopper blades rattling our windows.  It happens a lot in this area, so I didn’t think anything of it, until Sunshine yelled “Hey!  Look out your window!”

And I saw this:

That happens to be in one of the exit creases between Highway 94 and Sweetwater Boulevard (I think).  There’s only a couple of houses in immanent danger, but still it seemed like a long time until emergency crews responded.

These are some of the tastier shots I got from my roof (I’ve tweaked the contrast so you can really see the flames):