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Firefighters battle wind-driven brush fire near Palmer

A volunteer firefighter waits for water as a wind-driven brush fire quickly approaches the Cedar Hills subdivision north of Palmer on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Firefighters had to briefly evacuate their position but where able to save the homes along South Williwaw Drive.
Bill Roth
A volunteer firefighters battle a brush fire behind homes along South Williwaw Drive in the Cedar Hills subdivision north of Palmer on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Bill Roth
A volunteer firefighters battle a brush fire behind homes along South Williwaw Drive in the Cedar Hills subdivision north of Palmer on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Smoke rises beyond the Musk Ox Farm as firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Musk Ox graze as a wind-driven brush fire billows smoke in the distance on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Bill Roth
A vehicle driving on the Glenn Highway north of Palmer slows near the wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
A volunteer firefighter waits for water as a wind-driven brush fire quickly approaches the Cedar Hills subdivision north of Palmer on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Firefighters had to briefly evacuate their position but where able to save the homes along South Williwaw Drive.
Bill Roth
A volunteer firefighters battle a brush fire behind homes along South Williwaw Drive in the Cedar Hills subdivision north of Palmer on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Bill Roth
A volunteer firefighters battle a brush fire behind homes along South Williwaw Drive in the Cedar Hills subdivision north of Palmer on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Smoke rises beyond the Musk Ox Farm as firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Musk Ox graze as a wind-driven brush fire billows smoke in the distance on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Bill Roth
A vehicle driving on the Glenn Highway north of Palmer slows near the wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, that started when a when a pickup towing a trailer crashed and flipped on Palmer-Fishhook Road near the Glenn Highway.
Bill Roth
Craig Medred