A record that stood for nearly 30 years fell this past week when the roster at the Alaska Smokejumper Base at Fort Wainwright was filled with the names of 206 jumpers at the same time.

That’s more than half of the roughly 400 smokejumpers on rosters nationwide this year. The previous record in Alaska was 202 jumpers on the roster at once.
– PUB DATE: 7/24/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Fire Aviation
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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