'A Sad Society': What It's Like For Families Of Fallen Firefighters | KUOW News and Information

'A Sad Society': What It's Like For Families Of Fallen Firefighters

Aug 31, 2015

Marcie Sillman speaks with former wildland firefighter Rob Palmer about his brother Andy Palmer. Andy Palmer died while fighting fires in California in 2008, in what became known as the Dutch Creek Incident.

The circumstances around Andy Palmer's death prompted a rethinking of safety procedures in wildland firefighting.