SMOKEJUMPERS: PAGE 156
2004 - PINGO FIRE SCENES # 1
Some Alaska wildfires demanded more attention than others in 2004. The Pingo Fire burned near the village of Venetie for about three months. Firefighters had little hope of stopping the main fire, but defending the village and native hunting grounds became a season-long endeavor.
Smokejumpers Land At Veneite Airstrip
Smokejumpers Walk Through Village
Locals On ATV
Helicopter Shuttles Smokejumpers & Gear
Smokejumpers Aboard Helicopter
Main Fire Burns Unchecked
Smoke On Venetie Lake
Smokejumpers Leave Camp On ATV
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