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Photo gallery: Through the eye of a wildland firefighter

Posted at 2:00 PM, Dec 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-15 16:34:36-05

This week’s Social Spotlight takes a look at the Instagram account of Michael Gue. He is a wildland firefighter who is constantly on the move even in the winter months. His account gives followers a first-hand look at what it is like to be on the front lines of wild fires around the nation.  Michael is able to capture the beauty of the outdoors and the danger of the flames in photos and shot videos. There are some great moments that show what life is like during the short breaks that the crew fits into there day. He has 629 photos and 9562 followers Michael says each day as a firefighter brings a new form of beauty and excitement you can’t find inside.  Another incredible fun fact: Michael captures all of his photos using only his I-phone. Click here to view his Instagram account.