Monday, September 8, 2014

Real Hotshots

Can you imagine what it would be like to parachute down over a wildfire and be part of the first response team that attempts to keep that fire from spreading? What do you know about wildfires? Take this quiz from the CS Monitor to find out. They have been some of worst natural disasters that western United States has contended with in the past few years. You can read all about what it takes to be one of those parachuting hotshot heroes in this article Smoke jumpers: Firefighters from the sky.