Mark Scott Spatny 

Visual Effects Supervisor and Photographer

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Be prepared. Be very prepared.

Posted on September 20, 2014 at 5:25 PM

We are in the middle of the 5th anniversary of the Station Fire, and this reminded me that I should do a blog about being prepared for emergencies. So here goes.


For those who don't know, the Station Fire raged through Los Angeles county Aug. 26 – Oct. 16, 2009, and burned 161,189 acres. On August 30, it set a record by covering 50,000 acres in one run. The fire created winds howling up to 47 mph. Hundreds of fire fighters came in for mutual aid from all over the west...

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