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Rattlesnake Firefighter Trailhead

Rattlesnake Firefighter Trailhead On July 9, 1953, a brush fire was reported in Grindstone Canyon several miles northwest of Elk Creek on the Mendocino National Forest. As the fire raged out of control, the Forest Service requested volunteers from the New Tribes Mission that was located about 25 miles south of the fire to help. That evening, […]

Larimer County Fallen Aviator Firefighting Memorial

A memorial to fallen aviation firefighters was dedicated on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at the Hermit Park Open Space in Estes, Colorado, near the four separate crash sites where firefighters died in the line of duty.

Mann Gulch Memorial

Mann Gulch Memorial

The Mann Gulch Fire Memorial stands as a solemn tribute to the memory of the thirteen brave smokejumpers who tragically lost their lives in the Mann Gulch Fire of 1949. Located near the banks of the Missouri River within the Helena National Forest in Montana, the memorial site is a place of reflection and remembrance. […]

Inaja Memorial Picnic Site

The Inaja Memorial Picnic area is located on highway 78, east of Santa Ysabel in the Cleveland National Forest.

Alaska Fallen Firefighter Memorial

The Alaska Fallen Firefighter Memorial is located in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, next to the Anchorage Fire Department Station 1; the corner of 5th and A Street. The Memorial was dedicated on September 11, 2010.