Tractor with Disk Plow
The tractor operator looks over his shoulder as he steers the plow tight along the fenceline between pasture and highway, interrupting thick, dry grasses with rows of furrowed soil.
An engine crew from the Battle Mountain District uses water to cool hot spots after a fire.
Using the disk plow line for containment
Firefighters continue mopping up, moving the engine along the furrowed soil that served as a fire break.
Burned black vegetation stopped at fuel break
With green sage and grass on one side, and burned black ashes on the other, its clear that the disk plowed fire break deprived the fire of fuel to continue growing past it.