Boorman Fire Academy

By Greg Lindstrom

Engine boss Pat McChesney tosses a smoldering log into the fire as part of a process called bone-yarding, which helps a contained fire burn more cleanly. Wildland firefighters participate in a live-fire training exercise on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 during the annual fire academy organized by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation at the Boorman Station. More photos and video: www.flatheadbeacon.com. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon