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Dropping ping pong ball igniters. Photo by USFS.
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Dropping ping pong ball igniters

The helicopter works the interior of the burn area igniter balls. The helicopter used for this prescribed burn also worked on the Purdy, Battle Mountain and Jim Creek fires on the Pinedale Ranger District this past summer. Helitack crews have years of special training to do aerial ignition and initial attack firefighting duties. USFS photo.

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