By Brit Rosso - Director of the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center. June 30th 2017 – The fourth anniversary of the Yarnell Hill fire, where we lost 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots. A few weeks back I was asked if I could write something about Yarnell Hill to post on the fourth anniversary. I’ve been struggling … Continue reading In Honor of the Granite Mountain Hotshots
This post uses a video from: THE SMOKEY GENERATION: A WILDLAND FIRE ORAL HISTORY AND DIGITAL STORYTELLING PROJECT The Smokey Generation is a website dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing the stories and oral history of wildland fire. By Travis Dotson "I still kick myself for this..." Ever felt that way? We all have. That … Continue reading Close Call Stories – Trusting Intuition
By Travis Dotson OK - super simple deal here. Go look under your UTV, specifically look between the skid plate and the floorboard. Chances are there is a bunch of grass and sticks and stuff packed in that little space. It's probably all dried out and primed to ignite - all it needs is a … Continue reading This Has Happened Before…UTV Floorboard Fire.