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Tuesday, Sep 06 2011 04:28 PM

Canyon Fire: More reader photos submitted

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This photo taken last night around 7:00pm on China Lake Blvd in Ridgecrest. The smoke was visible from the other side of Trona as we drove in from Death Valley. Photo by Lloyd Curtis

Fire fighting helicopter is dwarfed by the flames in background. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

A water drop helicopter and an air tanker carrying fire retardant attempting to help snuff out the flames. Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

Against a dark smokey sky seen here is the underside of #76 CDF Turbo Tracker Tanker. Sept. 4 2011. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

One of many tankers dropping fire retardant near homes in Old West Ranch, near Blackburn Canyon. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

Fire retardant drop by CFD # 75 in Old West Ranch and Blackburn Canyon, Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

Another targeted fire retardant drop, battling the advancing flames, by CFD air tanker # 73, Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

Cal Fire Turbo Tracker tanker #80 readies to drop retardant on the Old West Ranch, Blackburn Canyon wildfire blaze. Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

One of many water dropping helicopters deployed to help fight the Blackburn Canyon, Old West Ranch fire. Photo by Michael Katz.

Los Angeles CFD joins forces to help battle the blaze. Fire in background lights up the night's sky. Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Michael Katz.

A massive wild fire, started by small plane crash, lights up Tehachapi's evening horizon while fire fighters continue to battle the flames. Sept. 4. 2011. Photo by Michael Katz.

Los Angeles county fighter fighters offer their service to help knock down Tehachapi's Old West Ranch and Blackburn Canyon wildfire Sunday evening, Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Michael Katz.

Firefighting helicopter about to make a water drop. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

Early into this wildfire twisting smoke is seen rising high above one of the few roads in and out of the Tehachapi area. Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Michael Katz.

A view of a quiet Tehachapi neighborhood in contrast with aggressive smoke spewing out of the Old West Ranch and Blackburn wildfire just a few miles down the road. Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Michael Katz.

Fire fighting helicopter returning from another fire extinguishing water deposit. Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Michael Katz.

Three water dropping helicopters line up and head out on another water collection run. Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Michael Katz.

Helicopter heading into the smoke to perform another targeted water drop. Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Michael Katz.

Neptune Air Tanker readies to drop a load of fire retardant. Photo by Cam Martin, Copyright © Used by permission.

Photo taken upon Jack Corbett evacuating his weekend cabin at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. Photo by Jack Corbett.

View from Jack Corbett's weekend cabin as he was leaving his property, Sept. 4, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Photo by Jack Corbett.

Photo taken is approximately half way up Blackburn Canyon on the Old West Ranch. Sept. 4. 2011. Photo by Jack Corbett.

Arrival of Cal Fire’s DC-10 tanker Photo taken from West Golden Hills, Sept 4, 2011. Photo by Michael Tarver.

Eastern view from Golden Hills as smoke explodes atop the mountain. Photo by Michael Tarver.

Tanker in the distance making a fire retardant drop. Photo by Michael Tarver.

Submitted photographs taken from every angle capture images of the devastating power billowing from the Tehachapi Canyon Fire.

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