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    Feb 2001
    Nippa, KY

    Default HEEEEEELP! Forest fires!

    Cough, cough!

    We are burning up here in E Ky! We need help!

    Does anyone know of any type of program where FF's can take a weekend and go active with a department elsewhere and assist them in a critical situation like this for two or three days? We could use some help, and while it has slacked up the last few days, I fear it could be bad again this fall or at least in the spring.

    If there is interest out there, or if anyone else has done this kind of a "firefighting vacation" thing, maybe we could establish something for the spring fire season.

    For now, pray for rain!
    I am more than just a serious basketball fan. I am a life-long addict. I was addicted from birth, in fact, because I was born in Kentucky.
    ― Hunter S. Thompson

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    S.E. Idaho


    Contact your local Forest Service or State Forrester and request the additional assistance. They will bring in crews for IA or initial attack. I know there are a couple Hotshot crews still working, would be mighty happy to have the extra work (brings more $$$ )

    Stay safe,

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