Tag Archives: Smokejumpers

Alaska Smokejumper Safety Briefing

“We’re the most important resource on the fire.”   PIO365 – Filmed on Wednesday, July 27th 2016 at the Goldenview Middle School Incident Command Post morning briefing in South Anchorage, Alaska. Raw footage provided by the Alaska Interagency Incident Management ...

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Idaho Smokejumpers

You’ll find them in the most rugged territory   On Final Productions – This video provides an overview of the McCall Smokejumper Program. Smokejumpers are experienced wildland firefighters accessing wildfires via parachute jumps. Smokejumpers are primarily used for initial attack, ...

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Tennessee Prosecutor Blocks Information on Wildfire Arson

Attorney General Dunn says prosecution could be jeopardized Fire erupts on both side of Highway 441 between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. In Gatlinburg, smoke and fire caused the mandatory evacuation of downtown and surrounding areas, ...

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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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Oregon Smokejumper Fighting for His Life

Smokejumper suffered a head injury in a fall during an Alabama wildfire   REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) – A Redmond smokejumper is fighting for his life after being critically injured in a fall while fighting a wildfire in Alabama. Ray Rubio, ...

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North Peace Smokejumpers

A look at the BCFS Para-attack Program   North Peace Smokejumpers – Assembled by CJ a few summers ago. For more recent information head to over to smokejumper.ca

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