Quincy Jr./Sr. High School junior Morgan McMaster takes a turn wielding the fire hose in QHS teacher Cody Clayton's Natural Resources class Wednesday, Feb. 12. Students participate in Basic 32 Fire Science instruction, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Plumas National Forest. Students learned about fire ecology, behavior, safety, prevention and the use of fire-fighting tools. Photos submitted

Fire science lesson

Cody Lavley (left) from the Forest Service shows Quincy Jr./Sr. High School students the inner workings of a wildland firefighting water truck.