Photo of the Day

May 10, 2017

Fighting Fire

Your Shot photographer Patrick Ryan is a wildfire fighter in Cape Town, South Africa. Here, he photographs a fellow firefighter during a "suppression operation" on the Simonsberg. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Patrick Ryan, National Geographic Your Shot

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