One Foot in the Black

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Firechick

Firechick
Location
USA
Birthday
December 10
Title
Wildland Firefighter, Pyro-Evangelist
Company
US Forest Service
Bio
I am a wildland firefighter for the US Forest Service. The government is "touchy" about its employees expressing our opinions publicly, so I am anonymous to avoid having to deal with permission or apologies.

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