Jim Tour was a Project Engineer at MTDC specializing in explosives and incendiaries before retiring in 2001. Jim began working for the Forest Service in 1970, spending 8 years as a technician at the Technology and Development Center in San Dimas, CA. He received his degree in mechanical engineering at California Polytechnic Institute Pomona, and came to MTDC shortly afterward. He has helped develop the Premo MK III aerial ignition device and has helped redesign the helitorch.
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