(Missoula, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) for the campfire program "Smokejumpers!" at Salmon Lake State Park on Friday, July 11 at 8pm.
Join Jennifer Alexander of the Smokejumper Visitor Center in Missoula as she presents "Smokejumpers!" a program about the highly trained specialists who parachute into remote areas of national forests to fight the spread of wildfires. A smokejumper's primary job is to suppress wildfires in remote mountainous terrain of the western United States. Utilizing a fleet of fixed wing aircraft, firefighters and paracargo operations can reach anywhere in the country. They are self-sufficient, capable of initial attack in remote mountainous terrain, wilderness areas, rangeland and the desert southwest.
For more information on this event call the park office at (406) 273-4253.
When: Friday, July 11 at 8pm
Where: Salmon Lake State Park
2329 Hwy. 83 N Seeley Lake, MT 59868
Who: Jennifer Alexander of the Smokejumper Visitor Center in Missoula.
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