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Wildland Firefighter Foundation

Women Acing "Men's" Work: Wildfire by Mary Pauline Lowry

Melanie Bishop | Posted 11.16.2015 | Books
Melanie Bishop

On the heels of a 2015 fire season that burned 8.8 million acres--more acreage than in any year in the past decade, it seems appropriate to review Mary Lowry's novel Wildfire, offering a rare window into the world of wildland firefighters--hotshots. Lowry worked on the Pike Hotshot Crew.

My Harrowing Wildfire Escape

Jeff Frost | Posted 08.27.2015 | Los Angeles
Jeff Frost

"No one is leaving this valley. The road is blocked at both ends by the fire, so stay put! It's gonna get really hot and windy. Do not shut your vehicle off!" said the fire chief.

How To Help Families Of 19 Fallen Arizona Firefighters

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact

They were young, brave “Hotshots,” nicknamed for their courage and ability to battle some of the nation’s fiercest fires. The deaths of thes...

One Woman's Mission To Help Families Of Fallen Firefighters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It's the ultimate cycle of giving. Vicki Minor has dedicated herself to supporting injured firefighters who make an incomparable sacrifice, along with...