Tenderfoot Bruce Corrigan goes to a lumber camp employment office and signs on with thirty other men to work at the Hamilton outfit, despite its reputation as a dangerous place. When they leave the office, James Lester, the supervisor of the rival camp owned by Daniel Carson, offers the men more pay to work for Carson. Only Bruce refuses and punches Lester for his underhanded maneuvering. While walking through the woods to the camp, Bruce meets and flirts with June, the daughter of McRae, who was the deceased John Hamilton's partner. Bruce then goes to the camp, where he overhears a telephone conversation between McRae and Lang, the operation's money man, during which it becomes clear that the outfit is going bankrupt. McRae hires Bruce, despite his inexperience, and introduces him to Anderson, who is the foreman. Bruce then meets some of the other men, including Englishman "Kinky" Kincaid, Bart and Red. The next day, Anderson sets Bruce to work without properly training him, and ...
Man Fighting Man...While a Forest Fire Flames!