We Made it Out, But it Was Very, Very Close – Reflections From The Nuttall Fire.

Everyone was moving in slow motion. On our inter-crew channel I could hear our Lookout giving us updates calmly but forcefully: It was time to be gone.   By Matt Holmstrom Current – Superintendent Lewis & Clark IHC Nuttall Fire – Squad Leader Lassen IHC There are so many impressions and recollections that I have … Continue reading We Made it Out, But it Was Very, Very Close – Reflections From The Nuttall Fire.

When You’re the Division Supervisor and Fire Shelters Come Out

“I try to cultivate relationships and build trust so I can create an environment where people feel safe telling me that my idea is a bad one.” By Jayson Coil Division Supervisor on the Nuttall Fire When I reflect on the events surrounding the entrapment and subsequent shelter deployment on the Nuttall Fire there is … Continue reading When You’re the Division Supervisor and Fire Shelters Come Out