Melrose Range Controlled Burn

Gary Smith, a Melrose Air Force Range firefighter, uses a drip torch to start fires for a controlled burn, March 5, 2012. Controlled burns are used to deprive wild fires of fuel and to prevent them from spreading. Melrose Range provides a space for realistic training of ground and air forces and is operated by Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Xavier Lockley)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Xavier Lockley
VIRIN: 120305-F-LA132-093.JPG
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