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Sat May 9, 2020, 01:26 AM

24. You are correct SinsterPants in that firefighters live/work in crowded, stressful, and not

very sanitary conditions doing exhausting work in heat and smoke.

Sounds like Club Med for CV19 and I had already thought of this as every year seems to be a big fire year now.

I worked USFS from 1969 to 1985 and everyone physically able was required to go to fire training, take a stress test, and be what was then called red carded regardless of your regular job. I worked in timber management and post university was a logging engineer/timber sale planner and last a district silviculturist.

What was fun "in a if you like to set fires way" were the logging slash burns to reduce fuels and prepare for planting usually in Fall and sometimes in Spring.

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