Visually explaining why the Myrtle Beach fire was so bad

Image by Charlotte ObserverImage by 20090426-fire-graphic.jpg Yeah, it's fuzzy. You'll have to click over to see the real thing.

Bill Pitzer, News Graphics Editor of the Charlotte Observer, has put together an excellent visual explanation of why the fire in Myrtle Beach was so hard to lockdown.

Read more stories on this subject in our Myrtle Beach fire topic page.Go take a look.

Thanks to Charles Apple for highlighting this gem.