Jason A. Ramos

Jason Ramos is a wildland firefighter in his 27th season. Ramos has fought fires
fromWildland Firefighting Book Alaska to Florida and nearly everywhere between.

Smokejumpers are highly trained wildland firefighters who parachute into remote areas to fight fires. They also can be called upon to assist in search and rescue missions. Smokejumpers are highly specialized and trained professionals who work independently in some of the most difficult terrain imaginable. They remain one of the oldest resources deployed by government agencies today.

 

 

 

Smokejumper
Sponsored by Smith & Wesson 

Jason was honored to be part of this great documentary.

  


 

Wildland Firefighting Book

Julian Smith

Julian is a nonfiction journalist specializing in science, conservation, travel and adventure.

His articles and photographs have appeared in Smithsonian, Wired, Outside, National Geographic Traveler, New Scientist, Discover, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and US News & World Report, among others.

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