HOT SHOTS: PAGE 2
MOBILIZED: ON THE ROAD AGAIN
Crew Buggies Staged On Cuesta Grade, California
Squad Gathers At Supe's Rig
On long drives, the crew reads, listens to the music on their headphones or attempts sleeping as the crew buggies bounce along the highway. The ride may take a full day. Hot shots are in for the duration. Traffic is slowed by hypnotized motorists near wildfires.
On scene the Superintendent takes charge and assesses the fire. Other resources may be there ready to help or hinder the situation. Once the strategy is clear, they discuss tactics and shift objectives and assignments. The crew and their tools are ready. They stand by until it is safe to work.
Stewart and Linane talk tactics
Brush Fire - Angeles National Forest # 1
Brush Fire - Angeles National Forest # 2

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