What We Do
Fire Specialists primarily respond to extended attack fires within Alaska, and during high fire activity initial attack fires. Typical fire assignments include: Firefighter, Strike Team Leader, Task Force Leader, Division Supervisor, Air Operations, Crew Representative, and Incident Commander. Some Fire Specialists fulfill positions on Type 1, 2, and 3 Teams. Fire Specialists commonly deploy to details in the Lower 48 and extended fire assignments. While not on fire assignment, Fire Specialists may perform project work such as: Prescribed fire, fireline equipment development, aviation mission planning, training coordination and support, and instructing fire and aviation courses.
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