1. Matt Kennedy, Hotshot Superintendent, describes what he likes most about fighting fire and being a Hotshot. Interviewed: 5/2014

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  2. Matt Kennedy, Hotshot Superintendent, describes a very challenging, and ultimately very rewarding, burnout operation. He tells about the sense of accomplishment he got from watching his crew work together to accomplish their goal - saving structures in the path of a crown fire.

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  3. Matt Kennedy, Hotshot Superintendent, describes a particularly challenging shift that included prepping for a firing operation that was eventually thwarted by a diurnal wind shift. He also talks about his experience with the 30 Mile fatality incident and the importance of sheltering your crew from unwanted attention after such incidents.

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  4. Matt Kennedy, Hotshot Superintendent, talks about the typical crew antics that occur when crews have downtime, including eating challenges, ultimate frisbee, and more.

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  5. Matt Kennedy, Hotshot Superintendent, describes what he views as the characteristics of an ideal Hotshot, placing an emphasis on mental toughness and positive attitude.

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