Fire veteran on challenges face by western firefightersAugust 19, 2013
Veteran firefighter Hugh Carson was the Air Operations Manager for the Rocky Mountain Type 2 Incident Management Team on the Red Canyon Fire. Carson lives in Crawford, CO and has battled blazes around the West, including the 2012 High Park fire near Colorado Springs. Here he talks with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about why he's stayed with wildland firefighting for 45 years and some of the challenges facing 21st century firefighters in Colorado.
You can hear the full interview with Carson in our news archives.