Northeast Region Features
Conserving the Nature of America

Wildland firefighter.
Wildland firefighter.
Credit: Scott Belkman/USFWS.

Our firefighters are out west fighting wildfires

Twenty-two trained firefighters from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Northeast Region, and more than 150 from the agency nationwide, are battling blazes in California, Alaska, Idaho, Montana and Washington. Our regional fire coordinator is serving as the operations chief at the huge Rim Fire burning at Yosemite National Park. He was interviewed this week for CBS News' story about the fire.

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Published on: Thursday, August 29,2013

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