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Type of Organization
Military/Federal Response Agency
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
6 Season
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
US Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest
Years With Department/Agency
4 Seasons
My Training:
First responder, CPR
Firefighter 1&2
A Faller
IC Type 5 Trainee
Class B licensed
Ignition Specialist
Crew Boss Trainee
Engine Operator Trainee
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I wanted to fight forest fires.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
knowing i am making a difference in helping to protect the Forest

About Me

I am 31 years old and I am a Wildland Firefighter with the US Forest Service. I graduated High school from Monte Vista in 2000. Went to college for many years not knowing what i wanted to do with my life so i studied everything that interested me (Astrophysics, Computer Science, Computer Networking, Chemistry, Fire Science, Criminal Justice, History) I knew none of those majors would get me what i truly seek except one. I seek adventure, life threatening danger and hard work that is in the outdoors. Firefighting with the Forest Service gives me what i crave. I got hired as an Apprentice with the Forest Service in 2008
Started on an Engine, did a Fire Use Crew last season and i am on Helitack this season(2010)

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Southern California Fires

Posted on November 14, 2007 at 2:32am 0 Comments

I got home yesterday. 16 hours a day for 14 days on the fireline. I

went to two fires the Ranch fire near Magic Mountain and the Slide fire

in Big Bear area. Heres some pictures i took.<br>We had two

injuries on the Slide Fire. My friend/coworker had 2 boulders smash his

leg into a downed tree on one of the cliff sides we were working and

farther down the cliff a firefighter from an engine on our strike team

fell down a 150 slide/drop off. Both are… Continue

Zaca Fire Pics

Posted on September 7, 2007 at 1:27am 0 Comments

So i got home yesterday from the Zaca Fire. 240,000 acre fire the

second biggest in California History. Our Engine Strike team spiked out

at a spike camp and then coyoted out later on. I had a lot of fun, saw

a lot of fire activity we even got rained on with thunder and

lightning. I went 15 days without a shower and maybe 2 days without

eating. I am sure i lost another 20lbs so i should be close to the

weight i want to start working out at again. I hope you enjoy… Continue

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At 12:42pm on September 3, 2009, Rescue_me_kimmy said…
NM just seen your blog postings....answered my own questions.... Glad you're staying safe tho!
At 12:40pm on September 3, 2009, Rescue_me_kimmy said…
Hey buddy.... you working on any of these fires that have broken out? you're up in forest hill right? you hit up that 49er?
Stay safe, kimmy
At 9:58am on May 21, 2008, Barbie_doll said…
I love it! It's really beautiful and... we get a ton of action every summer. Do you have myspace? Thats where all my pictures are.
At 6:29pm on May 19, 2008, Barbie_doll said…
Just kidding, I just read your profile... love your videos.
At 6:18pm on May 19, 2008, Barbie_doll said…
Hey! what forest are you on? I'm on the Deschutes (oregon)
At 9:07am on April 4, 2008, robert payne said…
yep i'm on there be safe
At 10:17pm on March 7, 2008, GREENPANTS said…
Sounds like a memory issue? Yep the terrain is tough, but sooooooooooooooo much fun! I have been to Tahoe once (Harding Fire) Not to much hard work, Lots of hose packs. I hope you get the 4. Good luck................
At 12:17pm on March 5, 2008, GREENPANTS said…
At 12:16pm on March 5th, 2008, GREENPANTS said…
Hey there! Sorry it bombs your computer, not sure whats going on there? Life is crazy in my world! I am located on the Ca OR border. 30 min from OR. I work on the Klamath. Currently working on the Salmon, Scott ranger district. It is 2 districts in one. It is very steep,but overcome by its beauty. I am a ff, EMT, and working towards a prevention officer. I love what I do and would not trade it for the world. I hope you get the chance to fight a fire here! Most of our fires are in the happy camp area, but we get a few on our district as well. They are mostly fought from air, or jumpers because of the terrain. Whats it like where your at? What forest? Do you like what you do? Are you on a crew? Engine? Got to run. Talk at ya later.................. Delete Comment
At 10:30am on February 12, 2008, GREENPANTS said…
Hey there!! Thanks for the add! Write me sometime..........Nice page too.
At 7:20pm on February 9, 2008, Bob said…
Nice page if you got any good cal fire news send it my way. Stay safe..

Bob - Editor Cal Fire News

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