Incident commander Beth Lund was a firefighter on the 1989 Lowman firestorm. She came home to lead the fight against the Pioneer Fire, another megafire. (Rocky Barker) McClatchy rbarker@idahostatesman.com
Incident commander Beth Lund was a firefighter on the 1989 Lowman firestorm. She came home to lead the fight against the Pioneer Fire, another megafire. (Rocky Barker) McClatchy rbarker@idahostatesman.com
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Boise Forest Chief brings Lund’s firefighting team back

August 18, 2016 04:05 PM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."