Doug Barron

Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA • 11:20 AM Local Time

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Doug Barron

Category Documentaries
Language English (North American)
Voice Age Middle Aged (35-54)
Description TV documentary on Fire Fighting
Transcript Note: Transcripts are automatically transcribed and may contain errors.
Ely, Minnesota is a small town almost at the Canadian border. It's surrounded by forests and lakes and serves as the gateway to the Boundary Waters canoe Area wilderness. And it's filled with people who believe in the power of community. People like Bert and Johnny Hyde. Bert and Johnny live in Lake Country just outside Ely. Bert, Johnny and their now grown up daughter, Kasha, know that living in the woods means knowing how to take care of yourself, your family and your community. Burt worked as a wild firefighter, and he and Johnny both worked in the local ski patrol. With that kind of background, Getting involved as emergency medical technicians for men and women fighting wildfires was a natural step. Birds, now retired from both firefighting and his E M T work. But Johnny still on call for fires all over the U. S.