Canadian Soldiers join fight against forest fires

Smoke drifting south and affecting Boston and New England


Photo of Boston Harbour, May 30, 2010

Private Thomas Hazell joined the Canadian Forces with one thing in mind.

"I'm a firefighter," Hazell, 26, originally from Ontario, said. "I joined (the army) so I could help my country. Our main priority is to be on standby if we're asked through mutual aid."