Pilot dedicates life to fighting wildfires

09/18/2013 | AreaWideNews.com (Salem, Ark.)

U.S. Forest Service Pilot Rick Gicla spends almost half the year fighting wildfires in several states. After he got his pilot's license, his mother helped him open a charter service. In 2000 he went to work for the Forest Service and became certified as a lead wildfire pilot. "I've just always liked airplanes since I was a little kid. When I decided I wanted to learn to fly, I saw it as a career path," Gicla explained.

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