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The Smokejumper’s Ultimate Toolkit Checklist

Wildland firefighters put their lives on the line to protect towns and wildlife from the destructive power of wildfires, and smokejumpers are the crewmembers charged with parachuting down into remote areas to extinguish blazes. Their safety and success counts in part on the supplies they can take down to the ground with them. Weighing in at over 100 pounds, these varied supplies ensure that smokejumpers are properly protected and equipped while they fight the flames. Read on to discover what...

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Monday, July 10, 2017