Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

Rocky Mountain Adventure Gear - For all Your Motorized and Non-Motorized Adventures!

By Andi Bourne
Pathfinder 

Once a Firefighter, Always a Family

Editor's Note

 

Tom Newpower

The Florence Lake Fire Wednesday morning around 11 a.m. Pilot Scott Newpower submitted the photo taken by his son Tom.

"Those are the fun ones," I thought to myself as I looked at the photo of the Florence Fire sent to the Pathfinder by pilot Scott Newpower the morning of July 19. Those small fires that were less than a couple acres were fun. I put in some long, hard hours of work with incredible folks for a day or two and then we went home and onto the next fire.

I miss it...spending four summers as a firefighter on the Seeley Lake Ranger District and six additional seasons between Minnesota, Alaska and Tennessee. Firefighting got into my blood. I met a lot of amazing people and spent many nights in the di...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 02/23/2018 17:23