Now Playing:

Radio

What's It Like To Be A Wildland Firefighter?

OPB | Aug. 07, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll hear about the day-to-day life of a wildland firefighter who is battling wildfires this summer.

Exploring Firefighter Fatigue

OPB | Aug. 29, 2013

Firefighters work long shifts in intense conditions. What keeps them coming back for more, and how do they prevent fatigue?

A Look Back on the Biscuit Fire

OPB | July 12, 2012

Friday, July 13th will mark the 10-year anniversary of the beginning of Oregon's largest and most expensive wildfire fire in the past century. 

Fire Chief Erin Janssens

OPB | July 05, 2012

We'll talk with Portland's first female Fire Chief as she wraps up her first month on the job.