Photo outdoors during the day of wildland firefighters walking single file on a burned landscape.

Episode 7 – August Isernhagen: A Perspective on Wildland Firefighting

We interviewed August Isernhagen, Division Chief of Wildland Fuels with Truckee Meadows Fire and Rescue, about his career as a wildland firefighter. Isernhagen shares some highlights and challenges he’s experienced along the way, as well as some tips for residents if they ever come in contact with wildland firefighters. “Approach them as a trained professional. […]

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Creative Methods to Reduce the Risk of Wildfire

For two years now, a community leader in my neighborhood and I have wanted to reduce the risk of wildfire in our community. The problem was that many of the residents in the area are seniors or are disabled and unable to perform the work themselves. Considering my neighborhood’s circumstances, we came up with some […]

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