Brian Frank

Editorial Photojournalist
Behind Bars, Fighting Fire
Location: San Francisco, CA
Nationality: USA
Biography: b. 1979 A San Francisco native, I have worked on social documentary projects across the Americas focusing on cultural identity, social inequality, violence, workers rights and the environment.  My 2-year project, Downstream, Death of the... read on
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Behind Bars, Fighting Fire
30-40% of California's forest fire fighters are state prison inmates, with roughly 4,000 felons on the front lines of active fires across the state. The inmate fire fighter camps have their origins in the prisoner roadwork camps that built many of the roads across remote parts of the state into the early 1900's.

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