A journalist goes behind the scenes to explore the lives of smokejumpers and wilderness firefighters, following the harrowing fire season of 2001, during which fires across the west devastated thousands of acres and took the lives of four firefighters, in an account that examines the potentially dangerous situation that exists in the American West. 12, 500 first printing.In 2001, it looks as if Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana will be hit particularly hard by fires. ... Near me, mint green Forest Service Ford F250 crew cabs are stopping as well, and from them pile sleepy-looking 20-somethings in forest green Nomex ... walk to a corner of the parking lot, where several people are setting up card tables and taking thick stacks of training manuals from cardboard boxes.
|Title||:||A Season of Fire|
|Publisher||:||Tarcher - 2003|