Submitted by Penn Hills Wildland Crew Members
The summer of
2006 proved to be a record setting year for U.S. wild fires.
While the state of Pennsylvania saw an increase in fire
activity, the size and number of forest fires which burned
in the western United States was certainly unprecedented.
Kevin Heidinger, Jeremy Louthian, Mark Coates and Charlie
Coates of the Penn Hills Wildland Crew went out west as
members of one of the nine Pennsylvania Specialized Fire