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California Guardsmen Continue to Fight Fires

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • California Army National Guard Capt. Josiah Faber watches a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire, aircraft drop fire retardant on a hilltop east of Clearlake, Calif., while battling the Jerusalem Fire, Aug. 12, 2015. Faber commands the California Army National Guard's Task Force Charlie and Company A, 1st Battalion, 18th Cavalry Regiment, 578th Brigade Engineer Battalion, also involved in the Rocky Fire, adjacent to the Jerusalem Fire. California Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Eddie Siguenza
  • A Cal Fire aircraft drops fire retardant on a hilltop east of Clearlake, Calif., while battling the Jerusalem Fire, Aug. 12, 2015. California Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Eddie Siguenza
  • During efforts to battle the Jerusalem Fire, a Cal Fire contracted water tanker stands by on a hilltop east of Clearlake, Calif., as a Cal Fire aircraft flies through thick smoke to drop fire retardant, Aug. 12, 2015.  California Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Eddie Siguenza
  • California Army National Guardsmen help extinguish a small fire while battling the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake, Calif., Aug. 12, 2015. The soldiers are assigned to the 578th Brigade Engineer Battalion and the 1st Battalion, 18th Cavalry, 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. California Army National Guard photo
  • A California Army National Guardsman waters down a small fire during efforts to fight the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake, Calif., Aug. 12, 2015. California Army National Guard photo
  • California Army National Guardsmen extinguish a small fire while fighting the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake, Calif., Aug. 12, 2015. California Army National Guard photo
  • California Army National Guardsmen extinguish a small fire while fighting the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake, Calif., Aug. 12, 2015. California Army National Guard photo