In life he fights dangerous fires; on film he plays real-life heroes

When flames engulf a mountainside, Jasen Wade races toward them.

He has worked as a BLM wildland firefighter for 10 years and chasing these unpredictable blazes is everything you think it is. In video he has shot behind the lines, picture a man with flames shooting up behind him as he maneuvers steep terrain.

Cut to a shot of him inside a building sometime later, looking into the camera, face smudged, bloodshot eyes, hair askew saying, "We just got our butts handed to us."

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