A California Hotshot photographs his life fighting wildfires 

click to flip through (12) PHOTO BY GREGG BOYDSTON - "Monitoring our back burn. When we do these burns, we prep the area to prevent the fire from raging. Then we do it in little portions at a time to control the intensity. It ends up being horizontal lines across the hillside. Weather and terrain play a huge part of strategy in doing this."
  • Photo by Gregg Boydston
  • "Monitoring our back burn. When we do these burns, we prep the area to prevent the fire from raging. Then we do it in little portions at a time to control the intensity. It ends up being horizontal lines across the hillside. Weather and terrain play a huge part of strategy in doing this."