61994 + 48151. An incongruous pair working a private charter from Glasgow to Fort William, one appropriate and the other ridiculous. The 8F was irresponsibly sent out as it was known to have a leaky ashpan and it was merrily distributing red hot embers which had the predictable effect of setting this whole area alight, creating a major emergency. Over 20 fire engines had to be deployed, some from near Dundee, over 60 miles away. After taking this picture I had to flee along the line as the flames were advancing as fast as I could run. At the subsequent enquiry, Smith, of West Coast Railways tried to blame the K4. They were reckless then and recent events have further exposed this cult of irresponsibility. Seen here slowing for the Achallader viaduct with Loch Tulla in the haze below.