Fighting Fire in the Sierra National Forest by Marcia Penner Freedman

By Marcia Penner Freedman

To stay within the foothills at the outer edge of the Sierra nationwide woodland is to dwell with the understanding of summer season wildfires. every year, from April ahead, Californians watch the sky and sniff the air for telltale indicators of smoke. whereas hearth is still a relentless chance, the method for battling it has developed with the knowledge of its priceless function within the wooded area atmosphere. Marcia Penner Freedman strains the heritage of firefighting and fireplace administration from the forest�s early years in the course of the coverage shifts that started within the Nineteen Sixties and the measures used today.

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