Brian Laird

Hotshot Captain | Interviewed April, 2014 | California
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How does Brian view the role of fire in the environment?

“I don’t know that some people would like to hear it like this, but I see it as—fire is like, I mean, it’s a force of Mother Nature…you know, some of those really catastrophic fires that really scorch the land and take out large stands of timber or whatever, it takes a long time, but eventually we get healthy regrowth.”