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  • Wildland Fire Crew Updates 9/20/2021 September 20, 2021
    Our last crew, Penns Woods, returned home from their assignment Saturday 9/11/2021. Their last assignment was with the Greenwood Fire in Minnesota.E-604 worked their last shift Saturday 9/11 and began travel home on Sunday 9/12. Their last station was at Montana's NE Land Office in Glasgow, MT.E-603, currently assigned to the Greenwood fire in Minnesota, […]
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  • Wildland Fire Crew Updates 8/30/2021 August 30, 2021
    Penns Woods was mobilized 8/25 and was assigned to the Whelp Fire.Anthracite was demobilized on 8/22.Independence 2 is en route back to Pennsylvania and should be demobilized sometime this week. They were assigned to the Trestle Creek Fire.E-604 is on its 4th crew swap.E-603's crew was released from Montana and a crew swap is expected […]
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  • Wildland Fire Updates 8/12/2021 August 12, 2021
    Good afternoon everyone! We have some more updates for you as well as some photos sent in from the Engine Crew Members on E-603.E-604 – Has recently made its third crew swap, and is currently on the Richard Springs Fire.  E-603 – Has been busy with several small Initial Attack fires in the CLO area of […]
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  • PA-PAS Liberty Update August 9, 2021
     Good morning everyone! PA-PAS Liberty returned home safely this past Thursday (8/5/2021). With their return, they have provided quite a few (28 +/-) awesome photos to share with everyone. Take a couple of minutes and join us! All photos are from their assignment to the Harris Mountain Fire.Morning briefing for fire managers consisting of more than […]
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  • PA-PAS Independence Update August 5, 2021
     Crew members from PA-PAS Independence have sent us some photos from their 5th day on the fire line (8/3/2021).Laying a hose lay-out in Division Yankee, Pioneer Fire.Last two photos are grid search and mop up in Yankee Division, Pioneer Fire.Today (8/5/2021) PA-PAS Liberty will be returning to Harrisburg to be released to their home districts.
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  • Wildland Fire Update (8/2/2021) August 2, 2021
     Good morning! We have quite a few new photos to share with you, sent in from our Engine Crew Members on E-604. They are assigned to Poverty Flats outside of the Crow Reservation near Hardin, MT. They have been doing some burning, pump and roll, and other typical engine work.They've even sent in a short […]
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  • Wildland Fire Updates July 27, 2021
    Good morning everyone! We have a few updates for you, including some first-time news. Pull up a chair and a nice beverage and stay a minute as we fill you in.  Our first crew, Keystone, returned home Sunday (7/25/2021) around noon, and since they are home we can share with you this wonderful group photo […]
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  • Wildland Fire Crew Updates July 20, 2021
    Saturday July 17, the wildland fire crew Liberty was mobilized to assist with wildfire suppression efforts in Montana. After a short delay due to storms Saturday night preventing them from getting necessary gear, they left Sunday (7/18/2021) morning a little later than anticipated, but ready to rock and roll. While they do not have a […]
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  • Keystone Crew Update July 14, 2021
    The Keystone Crew has been assigned to the Delta Lake Fire in the Superior National Forest, Boundary Waters, Minnesota. They've sent some pictures home to share with everyone. Enjoy! According to a cew member they were creating saw line, parking and brushing roads on the Delta Lake fire.
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  • Keystone Crew Mobilization July 8, 2021
    The Division of Forest Fire Protection mobilized one Type 2 Initial Attack crew of twenty wildland firefighters yesterday (7-7-2021) from Harrisburg to Boise, Idaho. The crew consists of a mix of DCNR personnel and volunteers Forest Districts 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 Keystone is the first crew of the year. Much like last […]
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