Travis Bell, Co-owner
Travis began his career in 2001 with the US Forest Service on the Caribou-Targhee National Forest on the Targhee Fuels Crew. During that time he detailed several times on their Centennial Type 2IA Hand Crew. From there, Travis was a crew member on engines out of the Bureau of Land Management, Twin Falls District, Burley Field Office. He also spent several years in private contracting, honing his firefighting and saw skills. His operational qualifications include Type 5 Incident Commander (ICT5), Firing Boss (FIRB), and Engine Boss (ENGB).
Derrick Holdstock, Co-owner
Derrick began his career as a wildlife biologist and managed wildlife habitat using prescribed fire beginning in 2001. His career transitioned to full time fire with Texas Parks and Wildlife, eventually serving as the West Texas Regional Fire Coordinator for the Wildlife Division. Derrick also served several details with the US Forest Service on crews and engines, spent time on the contract side in both operations and planning functional areas, and was a founding member of the Adobe Walls Fire Module for the Borger Fire Department. His operational qualifications include Type 5 Incident Commander (ICT5), Type 3 Prescribed Fire Burn Boss (RXB3), Firing Boss (FIRB), and Engine Boss (ENGB).