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11 Mar 2011

The glory of firefighting

Posted by Adam Howell


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Taking a burning tree down is something of glory and thrills; satisfying to say the least.

My buddy Jeff and I took turns pounding wedges in the back cut on this burning snag near Hermosa Creek. After putting in a face cut and back cut, every time we'd pound a wedge this snag would flare up and send a ball of fire out towards us.

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One Response to “The glory of firefighting”

  1. 🙂

     

    Patti

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