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Fighting Fires is Big Business for Private Companies

As the private firefighting industry has grown, so too has its political clout

As the Rim Fire burnt its way into the record books this summer, hundreds of firefighters, as well as fire engines, airplanes, helicopters, and bulldozers, were used to try and bring the blaze under control. Sparked by a hunter’s illegal campfire, the…
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by: George Lavender – October 29, 2013

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