Early in the day, the small lightning-caused fire burns slowly with Mt Jefferson in the background.
Actual size of Mt Jefferson to the viewer.
Mt Hood (11,250') about 40 miles to the north.
Mt Jefferson about 5 miles to the south.
Remnants of Olallie Butte firetower.
The SOTA flag flutters in the wind as the forest fire starts to flame up. Mt Jefferson in the background.
Just a few minutes later!
What was a small amount of fire just 30 minutes ago has now flared up into a major burn!