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"...Hurrying, always hurrying at the very edge of safety, to sweat for an unknown number of hours in heat that drains human energy like a wet sponge on asphalt is sapped of its moisture when left exposed in summer's boiling sun...battling fatigue, exhaustion, hunger, thirst, you are always fighting the sheer hardness of it all..."

Experience wildlands fire fightingin northern California in the mid-1970's, at the ground level, meeting the men and women who work to control one of Nature's most awe inspiring phenomenawildfire.

This memoir of that period will captivate with its honest and detail descriptions of the day-to-day efforts of a proud and dedicate group of unsung heroes.

Feel the heat, breath the smoke, experience the pain, the effort, the struggle and the determination. Once started, the reading of Firelines, A Memoir of Wildlands Fire Fightingwill be difficult to stop and its story impossible to forget.

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Christopher John Mehne, working up though the ranks, retired after nearly 30 years with the U.S. Forest Service, Fire Management organization, where he had achieved the fire rank of Division Chief, was the Supervisor of the Plumas National Forest Emergency Command and Dispatch Center, the Forest Fire Training Officer, and served in other administrative capacities. He served in the U.S. Army as a Medical Corpsman during the Vietnam War. He enjoys motorcycling, gardening, landscaping, and is a father, grandfather and great grandfather. He lives with his wife Kathy, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains near Smartsville, California.

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