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Your Letters: Why we do controlled burns at Camp Ripley

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Imagine if you will a battery of soldiers conducting their annual training at Camp Ripley. They are on the firing line, the team leader is calling out commands, they are moving quickly, as a well-oiled, smooth-running machine but suddenly everything comes to a halt as the safety officer calls cease firing and stops everything. He spotted a fire that was sparked by one of their rounds and the fire is quickly spreading across the impact area.

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