Thursday, July 23, 2009

Great reading: New Blog --> Plumas Rappellers a US Forest Service helicopter rappel crew

If you got guts, determination, and enough stamina try to follow the Plumas Rappellers Blog as they travel California fighting wildland fires.


The Plumas Rappellers are a 16 person US Forest Service helicopter rappel crew located in Quincy, California. Primary mission is initial attack of wildland fires in Northern California. Additional missions include large fire support, aerial ignition, search & rescue, medical evacuation, and disaster relief.

Unofficial Crew 512 information, crew status, and goings on. Views expressed on this blog are those of current and past crewmembers and do not reflect any OFFICIAL POSITION of the Plumas Rappel Crew, Plumas National Forest or USDA Forest Service.

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