Wildfire ranger Dan Gorzeman directed a crew as it put out hotspots smouldering beneath the boreal forest northeast of Slave Lake, Alta., in August 2015.
But he wasn't on the ground. He was hundreds of metres above the blackened bush in a helicopter, staring at the screen of an infrared scanner.
"These scans show us where these ground fires are and we relay them on a map with co-ordinates," he said. read more >>