Kentucky Army National Guard Blackhawks take off with a Bambi Bucket to do a water drop. his is part of the one million gallons of water they dropped in a team effort to extinquish the fires.
The smoke billows across the air making the exact location of the fires hard to detect.
Smoke billows across the landscape.
A Kentucky National Guard Blackhawk picks up 600 gallons of water in a Bambi Bucket to drop over the fires in Southeastern Kentucky.
An up close view of a Bambi Bucket.
An above view of the Bambi bucket full of water before being dropped over the flames.
Rainbows and high hopes as water is picked up to help combat the fires.
Firefighters stand proudly with their carepackages made and given to them by a sweet Girl Scout Troop.
One of the Girl Scout Troop care packages.
Smoke looms across a lake and bridge.
A girl proudly waves her sign proclaiming her gratitude at the efforts being made by the men and women bravely fighting the fires.
A thank you note to the brave men and women who selflessly served in the fire fighting effort.
One of the firefighters takes a moment to pose with the girl who held up the thankyou sign.
Girlscouts assembling carepackages for firefighters.
A KYANG Blackhawk picking up water.
A closer view of the Bambi Bucket.
A firefighter with his axe as he surveys the scene.
Smoke from the fires.
An interview with WYMT and Sarah Gracey.
Smoke from afar. The terrain made fire fighting efforts extremely difficult.
Fire scavenged landsides.
Inmates even helped with the firefighting efforts.
Smoke billows from various points across the landside.
A Blackhawk makes a water drop.
Smoke on the horizon.
Smoke from the air.
Fires on the ground.
A firefighter fighting fire.