1. Ron Garcia, District Fire Management Officer, describes his career progression, including having the privilege of establishing the Kings River Hotshot Crew from scratch. Interviewed 5/2014

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  2. Ron Garcia, District Fire Management Officer, discusses how he views the role of fire environment. He also talks about prescribed fire and letting fires burn naturally. In addition, he provides a description of the benefits that the 2013 Aspen fire had on the Sierra National Forest.

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  3. Ron Garcia, District Fire Management Officer, describes his experience responding to the South Canyon Fire in 1994, where 14 firefighters lost their lives. He also describes fighting the actual fire after the fatality event.

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  4. Ron Garcia, District Fire Management Officer, talks about the one thing he would want the public to know about wildland firefighters.

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  5. Ron Garcia, District Fire Management Officer, discusses fighting the Cedar Fire in Southern California in 2003, including working the longest shift he's worked in his career. He describes the utter exhaustion he experienced during the first couple days of the assignment.

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