April 28, 2011 in Idaho
Betsy Russell photo

From left, BLM Director Robert Abbey, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, and Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson learn about how smokejumpers’ parachutes are packed from Hector Madrid, base manager for BLM smokejumpers at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise. The officials toured the center Thursday and got a briefing on the upcoming wildfire season.


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