Kyle Dickman

Kyle Dickman

Kyle Dickman is a former editor at Outside and a former member of the firefighting crew known as the Tahoe Hotshots. He spent five seasons fighting wildfires in California. Dickman’s reporting has been nominated for a National Magazine Award. He's the author of On the Burning Edge, and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife, Turin.

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On the Burning Edge

A former firefighter himself, journalist Kyle Dickman tells the stories surrounding the tragic Yarnell Hill Fire of 2013.

Watch: Firefighters' Final Words

This weekend, a new video posted on YouTube features helmet-cam footage from the Yarnell Hill Fire that claimed the lives of 19 firefighters. The video captures the final radio conversation between...

Interpreting the Yarnell Hill Report

Officials have released a detail analysis of the deadly fire that killed 19 elite hotshots. Although much has been previously reported, the document offers a few revelations. Here’s what you need to...

19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire

On the morning of June 30, all 20 members of Prescott, Arizona's Granite Mountain Hotshots headed into the mountains to protect the small town of Yarnell from an advancing blaze. Later that day,...

19 Hotshots Die In Arizona

Yesterday evening, 19 wildland firefighters from the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite 20-member crew based out of Prescott, Arizona, died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire, a 2,000-acre blaze...

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In the Line of Wildfire

Drought and climate change have turned western forests into firebombs that go off every summer. Even with modern technology, the essential weapon in the fight against flame are the Hotshots, an elite...

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