A VLAT, Very Large Aerial Tanker, that holds more than 10,000 gallons of fire retardant, makes a drop on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012 on the Cave Canyon Fire a mile west of Oakley, Idaho. The fire is over 30,000 acres with fire fighters from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and local fire departments.

AP/Times-News / Ashley Smith

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