A look into the little-known world of Smokejumping
A thrilling inside look at the world of smokejumpers, the airborne firefighters who fight nature’s blazes in the most remote and rugged areas of the U.S. Discover how Jason got his start in this highly specialized field, the remarkable history of smokejumping, and the erratic, terrifying power of wildfires in this critically-acclaimed book from William Morrow/ Harper Collins.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jason Ramos is a wildland firefighter in his 27th season. Ramos has fought fires from Alaska to Florida and nearly everywhere between.
Smokejumpers are highly trained wildland firefighters who parachute into remote areas to fight fires. They also can be called upon to assist in search and rescue missions. Smokejumpers are highly specialized and trained professionals who work independently in some of the most difficult terrain imaginable. They remain one of the oldest resources deployed by government agencies today.
AUTHORS WEBSITE: http://smokejumperbook.com/
Smoke Jumpers – American Zealot: https://vimeo.com/178979426
Jason’s TED Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cxwU6EPhas