PHOTO: The 2014 Galahad Fire raging through Kaibab National Forest near the Grand Canyon
Gregory Vigneaux saw the recent string of California wildfires on TV,
he asked himself, 'How do we improve how we think about fire?'
has the experience to provide an answer, since he has fought fires in
14 states for the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service. As part
of specially-trained Hotshot Crews, Vigneaux traveled from fire to fire
on a rigorous schedule. But he wanted to do more, and began expanding
his knowledge through CSULB’s Master of Science in Emergency Services
Administration (EMER) degree program.