MENDOCINO COUNTY — There used to be several fire lookout towers in Mendocino County staffed with people scanning for smoke in stations atop mountains like Iron Peak, Two Rock and Cahto Peak.

“But now there’s only Anthony Peak, in the Mendocino National Forest near Trinity County,” said Mike Smith, the pilot for the Mendocino County Cooperative Aerial Fire Patrol. “And me – I’m the mobile fire lookout tower.” Read More at the Lake County Record-Bee