Crew No. 7

11.25.2020 - By Ear Hustle

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Incarcerated people have long played an important role in firefighting in California. Now, in the middle of the state’s worst fire season on record, formerly incarcerated people are poised to play more of a role. We visit with a group of men just out of prison who are training to become professional firefighters. As always, thanks to Lt. Sam Robinson and Acting Warden Ron Broomfield for their support of the show. Ear Hustle is a proud member of Radiotopia , from PRX. Find a full list of episode credits at Get some Ear Hustle masks, shirts, and other merch, now in time for the holidays. 25% of all proceeds go to the Prison University Project. Check out our store at

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