Matt Kennedy

Hotshot Superintendent | Interviewed May, 2014 | Washington
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What does Matt want people to know about wildland fire?

“Patience, I guess. Do we ask people to go stop hurricanes?  Do we ask people to go stop floods? Do we asked people to go stop avalanches? Fire is a natural phenomenon. We do have some advantages of fire: if you take away the fuel, the fire goes away; the fire triangle falls down. It’s not as simple as throwing more people or more airplanes or more helicopters to get every fire. We’re not going to be able to catch all of them, nor should we…”