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12Oct 21
Elite Firefighters Have A Special Skill

Elite firefighters have a special skill

Smokejumpers’ most important job is fighting fires.They have specialized equipment that protects them and helps them put out blazes. But what happens if their parachute or gear gets a hole? Because their gear cannot be bought in stores, these firefighters must know how to sew in order to repair any…

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Smokejumper—Plane to Ground

USFS: Heart of a Firefighter

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