Rim Fire, Tuesday, Aug. 20Loading
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    Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    Water tanker helicopter flies over the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    The Rim Fire has claimed seven structures including this outbuilding on Packard Canyon Road in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    US Forest Service firefighter head out to create a fire break to protect an electrical structure at the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    US Forest Service firefighter Juan Ybarra looks out over the Tuolumne River Canyon at the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    US Forest Service firefighter Juan Rodriguez checks the stability of a burned out tree at the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    Members to the Horseshoe Meadow Hotshots Chuck Ervin, left, and Ian White prepare a fire break at the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    Members of the US Forest Service firefighting crew work to control hot spots at the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    Friends Mike Geiser, Rene Auitia, Marcos Lopez, Ashton Humphrey and Nick Ward look out over the Tuolumne River Canyon as the Rim Fire moves east along Highway 120 in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    US Forest Service firefighter moves away from a quickly moving section of theRim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    Highway 120 is closed due to the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest Tuesday August 20, 2013.
    Andy Alfaro | The Modesto Bee
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    Local firemen from fire depts, Modesto Regional Fire Authority, Ceres, West Stanislaus, Woodland Ave., and Turlock Rural leave the Oakdale Rural Fire Dept. station (8-20-13) after gathering. The strike team will go to the Rim Fire.
    Debbie Noda | The Modesto Bee
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    Local firemen from fire depts, Modesto Regional Fire Authority, Ceres, West Stanislaus, Woodland Ave., and Turlock Rural gather and prepare as a strike team to go to the Rim Fire (8-20-13) leaving from Oakdale.
    Debbie Noda | The Modesto Bee
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    Local firemen from fire depts, Modesto Regional Fire Authority, Ceres, West Stanislaus, Woodland Ave., and Turlock Rural gather in a briefing and listen to Ceres Fire Captain Eric Holly (8-20-13) before leaving for the Rim Fire.
    Debbie Noda | The Modesto Bee
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    Engineer, Tim Bauser and Capt. Stephen Torres of the Turlock Rural Fire Dept., set up their web gear including a fire shelter as the strike team prepares from Oakdale Rural Fire Dept. Local firemen from fire depts, Modesto Regional Fire Authority, Ceres, West Stanislaus, Woodland Ave., and Turlock Rural will make up a strike team to go to the Rim Fire (8-20-13).
    Debbie Noda | The Modesto Bee
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    Local firemen from fire depts, Modesto Regional Fire Authority, Ceres, West Stanislaus, Woodland Ave., and Turlock Rural gather and are briefed by Ceres Fire Captain Eric Holly as they form a strike team to go to the Rim Fire (8-20-13) leaving from Oakdale.
    Debbie Noda | The Modesto Bee
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    John Walker and Tommy Dick of the Modesto Regional Fire Authority prepare to leave from Oakdale. Local firemen from fire depts, Modesto Regional Fire Authority, Ceres, West Stanislaus, Woodland Ave., and Turlock Rural will make up a strike team to go to the Rim Fire (8-20-13).
    Debbie Noda | The Modesto Bee
Here are photos from the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. A strike team from Stanislaus County made up of firefighters from several agencies prepared to head to the fire.
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