PHOTOS: Flying Apache attack helicopters in Iraq and Afghanistan prepared Tim Cherwin for his current job.
The foe might be different but sometimes it’s just as dangerous battling forest fires in a twin-engine turboprop plane.
War zones and forest fires in the western United States — which Cherwin has fought from the air for the past five years — offer similar challenges: mountainous terrain, low altitude flying, extreme heat, rapidly changing weather conditions and endangered lives.
– PUB DATE: 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Source: SEAFC National Fire News