Archive for February2012

Wildland (or, why I don't want to be a firefighter in California)

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Yes, that's right. In D.C., of all places, two engine companies and a truck company extinguished about a half-acre of burning foliage in Southeast Washington earlier this year. Okay, so it wasn't actual wildland firefighting—but it's about as close as we'll get in an urban environment. There's a big grouping of trees located behind a […]