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Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« on: June 28, 2011, 10:54:46 PM »
I snapped a bunch of pictures of my friend Kevin's place that he lost in the fire that swept through Canyon Creek.  He lost everything at his place, and was ok, and is slowly putting all the pieces back together to rebuild and keep on going.  His House, boat, shop, motorcycles, and many other things were lost, and I took pics from angles that I thought would capture the destruction.  I have never taken pictures of fire debris before, and everywhere there were things that I found to shoot at different angles.  I took pics of things where they lay, and tried to capture the mood of his property. 

The engine from his boat, and the prop.  A 300 Mercury Verado, and engine pieces laying all over with melted metal all over the stainless prop.

A torched Harley Fat Boy

Kevin's old landing net

The yoke on the top of the fat boy.  It looks like a face to me.


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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2011, 10:58:28 PM »
More pics...

Prop and engine parts

Purned pages from a book were laying all over the rubble

An old Chevrolet Car sitting in his yard

Wild rose popping up by an old engine block


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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2011, 11:02:07 PM »
More...


A twisted, rusty metal beam

A heat seared 300 Mercury Verado outboard block

Looking into the basement through a window

Melted metal pooled on the floor of his shop



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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2011, 11:05:43 PM »
And a few more...

More engine parts

Heat peeled paint on the back of the old Chevrolet

Melted insulation on chrome from the Harley

Charred boat winch


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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2011, 11:17:59 PM »
Last batch for the night.


Homemade rusty anchors

Singed cardboard pile

Closeup of melted metal on the prop

Melted glass on metal



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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2011, 12:01:56 AM »
Truly outstanding photos Chris. Thanks for posting them up.

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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2011, 06:40:40 AM »
Wow....It must be tough for your friend seeing the remnants of what used to be his possessions… 
Treat each day as your last; one day you will be right.

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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2011, 10:27:45 AM »
It's gotta be tough for those folks.
Thank God noone was killed!

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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2011, 08:21:11 PM »
Thx for the pics Chris..

Man some tough sites there for sure,, it would be a hard on a family to say the least..

Give them my best...

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Re: Slave Lake Fire Pics - My buddy Kevin's Place
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2011, 12:49:20 PM »
Some great photos.  Its gotta be tough for everyone.  Hopefully Kevin is finding some upside in the loss.