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New top Northwest wildfire official says 'not all fire is bad'

The new person in charge of regional firefighters at the U.S. Forest Service has called for an increase in prescribed fire and a change in attitude about wildfires.

John Giller was recently appointed as the U.S. Forest Service director of Fire, Fuels and Aviation for the Pacific Northwest and Alaska regions. 

Not all fire is bad fire,” Giller said. “Fire is a good thing and I am a firefighter and I’m telling you this.”

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News Source: 
NW News Network
Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2018