Whittier Fire Photos

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Whittier Fire Photos
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Edhat readers share their unique captures of the Whitter Fire off SR-154. Read the latest updates on the fire here.

Updated by Edhat Staff
3:33 p.m., July 17, 2017

Here's a photo taken this morning of the hillside off highway 154, near Lake Cachuma.

This photo was taken on the road from Bradbury Dam Lookout:

Updated by Edhat Staff
10:50 a.m., July 16, 2017

I snapped a few pics of the Whittier Fire from Campus Point and Harder Stadium on Friday afternoon. An eerie afternoon on campus indeed.


(Photos: Dave De Heras)

(Photos by Patti B. Gutshall)


Some photos of the Whittier Fire smoke plume taken yesterday on a flight by private plane from SB to Monterey.

Whittier Fire Smoke Plume 7/14 2pm from SSE @ 3000 feet:

Whittier Fire Smoke Plume 7/14 2pm from the south @ 3000 feet:

Whittier Fire Smoke Plume 7/14 2pm from the west @ 4000 feet:

Whittier Fire Smoke Plume 7/14 2pm from WNW @ 4000 feet:

(Photos: Edhatter RedAlfa)


I snapped some pics today on my way home from work on Friday. This was near El Capitan from a pull out on Highway 101 using a telephoto lens.

(Photos: John and Kristen LaBonte)

Some photos from ECC and Painted Cave looking West around 1800 (6 p.m.) on Friday.

(Photos: MountainMan4865)

Aerial attacks of the fire on Friday night.

(Photos: Tony Modugno)

These photos were taken Friday night.

(Photos: Max Rosenberg)

This was taken from East Camino Cielo, with the Fremont Trail in the foreground.

(Photo: Kim Citro)

Aerial Shots of the Whittier Fire

(Photos: Max Rosenberg)

This is what it looks like from in front of our home right now near Girsh Park in Goleta. The fire is just coming over the mountain ridge.
(Photo: Robert Bernstein)

This was the sky headed toward downtown around 6 p.m. 

(Photo: T. Lee)

Whittier from Cathedral Oaks 

(Photos: Patti Gutshall)


Here are some images of the fire shot from Knapp's Castle between 4:00 pm and 8:30 pm.



 (Photos: Jesse Rockwell; www.jesserockwell.com)

Here's an aerial view of the Whittier Fire taken from offshore near El Cap at about 6:20 Saturday evening.

(By John Wiley)
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Flicka Jul 16, 2017 02:22 PM
Whittier Fire Photos

Thanks for the up-close photos. Some are absolutely beautiful. In Carpinteria we haven't noticed any smoke but my car is covered in fine ash.

John Wiley Jul 15, 2017 07:51 PM
Whittier Fire Photos

I'm constantly amazed by the exceptional photographers here! Also helpful for everyone interested in where things are burning and what fire crews are doing. Thanks for sharing.

MountainMan4865 Jul 15, 2017 08:14 PM
Whittier Fire Photos

I'm amazed at the fact that our little neck of the woods is so beautiful, it's even beautiful when it's on fire.

taz Jul 15, 2017 05:59 PM
Whittier Fire Photos

Absolutely stunning photos! Impressive, informative, amazing. Thank you so much for sharing them with all of us.

ljmdance Jul 15, 2017 12:22 PM
Whittier Fire Photos

Thank you all for sharing these impressive photos.

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