Redemption on the fire line: Inmates, staff embrace rehabilitative mission

Redemption on the fire line: Inmates, staff embrace rehabilitative mission

Men seeking to better themselves and protect Californians recently braved the first days of sweltering heat to practice what they’ve learned in a multi-camp fire crew training exercise. The Ishi Fire Crew Exercise, an annual endeavor to get inmate firefighters prepped for the season, drew inmate firefighters from camps across northern California.