Firehouse

August 2013

CAL FIRE Engine 3564 narrowly escapes a wall of fire at the 32,000-acre “Powerhouse Fire.” Gusty winds pushed the fire toward the rig. This incident occurred in Los Angeles County, CA, on June 2, 2013. It took 2,100 firefighters using 93 engines and eight air tankers to control the blaze.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse© is dedicated to Firefighters Andrew S. Ashcraft, 29, Robert E. Caldwell, 23, Travis C. Carter, 31, Dustin J. Delford, 24, Christopher A. MacKenzie, 30, Eric S. Marsh, 43, Grant Q. McKee, 21, Sean M. Misner, 26, Scott D. Norris, 28, Wade S. Parker, 22, John J. Percin, Jr., 24, Anthony M. Rose, 23, Jesse J. Steed, 36, Joe B. Thurston, 32, Travis Turbyfill, 27, William H. Warneke, 25, Clayton T. Whitted, 28, Kevin J. Woyjeck, 21, and to Garret Zuppiger, 27, of the Prescott Fire Department who died in the line of duty, June 30, 2013. See pages 58 to 61 for coverage and a tribute on page 17.

Cover by: Cover photo by Keith D. Cullom/www.fire-image.com

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