Alex Witkowicz

I'm currently developing a multimedia project on wildland fire in the American West. Below are collections of initial work done during this research stage, as well as my qualifications as a firefighter:

Current Qualifications


  • S-131, Firefighter Type 1
  • Wildland Pumps (S-211)
  • S-215, Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface
  • Firefighter Type 2 (S-130 & S-190)
  • Technical Specialist


  • Firefighter 1
  • HazMat Operations

  • Prescribed Fire

    Fuels Reduction


    Human Impact

    Environmental Impact

    Documentary Shorts

    Wildfires Are Coming to the Suburbs

    CNN Heroes

    Woody Faircloth fixes up old RV's to donate to families that lost homes during California's worst wildfire.

    CNN Heroes

    Cathy lost her home during the most destructive wildfire in California state history; this is her story, and that of CNN Hero Woody Faircloth who provided her with a new home.

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