Flagstaff, AZ Mormon Lake Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC) member Coleman Loughery fights the Myrtle Fire in Black Hills National Forest, SD on July 24, 2012. The Flagstaff, AZ Mormon Lake Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC) are a group of multi-skilled professional wild land firefighters specifically trained, organized, and equipped for rapid response to wildfire situations. The Sacramento IHC specialty is wildfire suppression, but is sometimes assigned other jobs, including search and rescue and disaster response assistance. When not busy fighting fires the Sacramento IHC work to meet resource goals on their home forest lands through thinning, prescribed fire implementation, habitat improvement or trail construction projects. USDA photo by Dave Kosling.
May 20, 2014
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