Hello, Benjamin from Brother’s Campfire here.
Yesterday was a helpless feeling. I drove by two fires of unknown cause in the field along the highway. One of them had a few cars nearby and it looked like they had it contained.
The second one, I stopped at and it was as big as a dumpster on size. Me and a volunteer firefighter ran out and he handed me a tool, instructing me to “stay in the black” or already burned area.
The wind picked up and we lost it.
While it wasn’t the biggest fire, It was a helpless feeling watching it set fire to trees and everything else.
If I had a shovel, I may have been able to stop it, so I think I might put one in my car.
In other news, I worked with my friend Pierre and Amber, my sister to pick up a snowblower and a table saw for free.
The man that gave us these items also gave Amber a generator and a propane trailer heater, so we brought in a nifty haul.
Today will be busy. I have a lot of small fires to put out at work, and I wil