forest fire in Southwest Port Mouton on March 29, 2006
Andy Dean of St. Catherine's Road, Port Joli, took this picture at 5.30 pm.
Barry Mouzar took this picture from Hunts Point, a distance of about five miles, near sunset.
Howard Henderson, Great Hill, Brooklyn, just below the communication towers, captured this scene, with structures of Liverpool in the foreground, lower left.
Tim McDonald snapped this view from Lanes Privateer Inn parking lot in Liverpool.
Cody Ingram of Mersey Point saw the billowing smoke behind the trees.
Two Forest Fires-When the Southwest Port Mouton blaze was well underway, more smoke was noticed on the horizon, this one being a forest fire at Sable River in neighboring Shelburne County. (Photo by Mary Mouzar)
Bill Corkum of Eagle Head took this picture showing the direction of the drifting smoke.
Andy Dean took the two pictures (above and below) of the Southwest Port Mouton fire about 1.30 pm from the Port L'Hebert Road
Helicopters worked hard all day to prevent the fire from engulfing houses and other structures. (Photo by Clyde Fisher)
A frightening day for the residents of Southwest Port Mouton and other nearby communities as fire swept across the densely wooded area behind the homes and cottages. (Photo by Doug Bowers)
Members of the community watched as helicopters continued until dark carrying buckets of water from Port Mouton Bay to battle the blaze that started around noon in woodlands of Southwest Port Mouton. (Photo by Doug Bowers)
A beautiful blue sky was marred by the dark smoke from the forest fire, threatening the homes of the coastal community. (Photo by Clyde Fisher)