Smokejumping - 1940s - The Smokey Generation
Fire in Alaska

A Wildland Fire Living History Project

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Scofield's chute on the ground. Osa Fire 1949

The actual jump spot is lower to the left on the photo (you can see people on the ground). Had to miss a tall three in the upper part of the meadow (only one to miss the spot). Note the cargo chute in the tree. 1949.
Courtesy: Bob Scofield