A firefighter looks up while waiting for an aircraft to drop fire retardant on part of the High Park wildfire near Fort Collins, Colo., June 21, 2012. Several National Guard units from Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Nebraska were activated to provide firefighting aircraft, communications support and law enforcement assistance to civilian firefighters and authorities. The High Park fire was sparked by a lightning strike June 9, 2012, and has destroyed more than 250 homes and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jess Geffre/Released) via: U.S. Department of Defense Current Photos
Virginia Beach Fire Station #11 Ladder Truck , a photo by Tobyotter on Flickr. Via Flickr: We had parked on the 5Th floor of the parking lot and had to take the stairs down because the elevator was not working. On the way down the stairs we were passed by fireman comingup. Turns out that the elevator was stuck and people were stuck in it.
Staff Sgt. Cory Morrel, Fort Rucker Military Police patrol supervisor with the 6th MP Detachment, drags a predetermined length of hose line to a target to simulate advancement of a fire attack line and applying water to the seat of the fire. Photo Credit: Breanna Walton Photo Courtesy of U.S. Army http://search.ahp.us.army.mil/search/images/