DE Forest Service Looking for Wildfire Trainees

The Delaware Forest Service is looking for new recruits to increase its wildfire crews for the upcoming season. Interested recruits should be over 18 years old, physically fit, motivated, and willing to travel out-of-state for at least two weeks during the summer on fire assignments. No previous experience is needed, but recruits are required to…

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Delaware Wildland Firefighters to Return from Idaho Thursday


  Delaware’s second Wildfire crew will return to Delaware Thursday night. They have spent the past 2 weeks fighting wildfires in Idaho’s Panhandle National Forest region. After arriving in Montana at the beginning of the month, the crew was sent to the Copper Mountain Fire on the Canada/Idaho border where they endured primitive conditions –…

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Maryland Wildfire Firefighters Headed West

A 20-member fire crew from Maryland has been sent out west to help battle wildfires for two weeks.  The Maryland team will join 5 other crews from the Mid-Atlantic in Idaho where they’ll receive their assignments.  The crew includes firefighters from the Maryland Forest Service, Park Service and Wildlife and Heritage Service and three volunteers…

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