May 4 International Firefighters Day - Military Style
Camp Guernsey prepares for fire season with prescribed burn and bucket drop exercises
May 6, 2021
CAMP GUERNSEY JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Wyo. – Firefighters from Southeastern Wyoming were brought together at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Area for a prescribed burn and bucket drop exercise on April 29, 2021.
Firefighters from Sweetwater County, Albany County, Laramie County, Hartville, Tie Siding, and Camp Guernsey Fire Department worked together to make sure the fire burned safely and effectively.
The first call of fire on the ground happened around 9:15 a.m., and was officially called out at 5:03 p.m. In total, the fire burned 65 acres, and 11 buckets, or 5500 gallons, were dropped on t...