Pete has worked in the Information Section for the AK T-1 IMT for many years, including several seasons as the Lead. He works EFF for the Alaska Division of Forestry, having retired from the agency in 2004. Pete has worked seasonally in wildland fire since 1968. He has been a PIO since 1979 and a PIO1 since 1990. Despite being old and fat, he still passes the Arduous WCT each year and retains firefighter qualification on his Red Card.