[6/21/18] Wildland Fire Academy

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Some 350 firefighters are in Deer Park, north of Spokane,  at the 3rd annual Wildland Fire Academy.  The 10-day academy teaches firefighters in all levels, according to DNR spokesman Guy Gifford:

Also on hand were about 20 journalists, learning on how to report on wildfires should they be at the scene of a wildfire – and protect themselves with emergency fire shelters should they encounter fire.