What kind of particular person goes to battle an all devouring forest hearth? What braveness does it take to face a towering wall of flames; David vs Goliath model?
It’s possible you’ll be a part of the Navy, Air Pressure or Military in instances of peace and by no means hearth a shot in anger, however in Infoca, you recognize you may be going into battle each summer time. You realize that for all of your coaching, one gust of wind within the fallacious path and the beast you might be holding again will activate you.
However they do it anyway, for a seasonal contract and a miserly wage in contrast with the municipal, hearth companies. They stand between you and an entity that may destroy the house which you spent your life’s financial savings to construct within the Spanish countryside. They don’t care what nationality you might be nor for which celebration you vote for; they’re the Skinny Yellow Line that may defend you.
They’re women and men, who wrestle in suffocating warmth, wearing coats, trousers and helmets that you just and I wouldn’t final 10 minutes in, consuming a beer and having fun with a tapa on a paseo within the warmth of August. However that’s not all as a result of they should wrestle alongside, carrying chainsaws, mattocks, shouldering size of coiled, hose pipes, at nighttime, alongside tracks that goats would shirk at… and so they do it for you and your properties; for the wealthy variety of Andalusian mountain lands, for the fauna… and when issues flip nasty, for one another.
Spare them a thought, if you go to mattress tonight as a result of they’ve the lengthy night time earlier than them.