Wildland/WUI LODD

USFA: Oregon Smokejumper Succumbs to Injury

Smokejumper had fallen while traveling back from Southeast wildfire   The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter/Smokejumper Ray Rubio, 52, of the Redmond Smokejumpers – Redmond Air Center, Deschutes National Forest on December 19, 2016. ...

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Forest Service Hotshot Laid to Rest

Memorial service held for hotshot killed fighting Nevada wildfire MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Hotshot firefighting crews lined a lane in Missoula on Saturday to honor a U.S. Forest Service firefighter who was killed battling a wildfire in Great Basin National ...

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