[ smohk-juhm-per ]
/ ˈsmoʊkˌdʒʌm pər /
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a firefighter who parachutes to forest fires inaccessible to ground crews.
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We explored how exactly those airborne assets do that important job, and spoke with a smokejumper who launches himself out of airplanes from 3,000 feet above the ground.These fascinating flying stories soared above a turbulent year|Rob Verger|December 29, 2020|Popular Science