If you were on a helitack crew in one of these three places, you would secretly hope for the slowest fire season ever. Why? Because they’re amazing places to call home. So here below, we present to you the three best places to be on a helitack crew in the lower-48. What do you think? Who did we miss? Who should be in here instead? Let us know in the comments below!
Yosemite Helitack is stationed near the Crane Flat Lookout in Yosemite National Park. Training missions on a Monday morning involve vistas like the one above. Not a bad view!
Teton Interagency Helitack
Teton Interagency Helitack Crew is stationed at the Jackson Hole Airport in Grand Teton National Park. Not a bad place to report for duty!
To learn more about the crew and their history, visit their official site here.
Las Vegas Interagency Helitack
Las Vegas Interagency Helitack crew is stationed at the North Las Vegas Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fight fires during the day. Live it up on the strip during the night! Talk about work / life balance!
To learn more, visit their official site.