Working as wildfire support staff was hard work

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Last updated 9/18/2019 at 9:52am

Where would anyone be without the support staff?

My wife and I spent two summers as part of the support staff for firefighters.

We worked for Okay Cascade, a firm out of Bothell, that supplied food, laundry and shower services for firefighters.

We worked mainly in Washington, but had a 20-day stint on a fire in eastern Oregon. We spent most of our work time in food services and prepared food...

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