Smokejumpers are skydiving firefighters. They are the first ones on the scene when wildfires break out in remote areas.
5 - 8
Conservation, Engineering, Social Studies, U.S. History
Smokejumpers are firefighters who parachute into hard-to-reach areas to fight fires. The smokejumper shown here is taking part in a training operation.
Photograph by J. Baylor Roberts
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October 19, 2023
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