R6 Fire Hire Update

It may be the middle of fire season, but that also means Region 6 Perm Fire Hire announcements are out. Head over to the jobs page for updated links. Don't wait to get the applications in. 

Fond Farewell

Congratulations to two long time temps moving on to permanent jobs. Levi the and Alex you earned the coin. 

Malheur NF: An early August bust got us a few rappel fires and a borrowed Crew Member. Welcome Chip Light, we'll get you back to MRC safe and sound.

Rookie training is over, congrats to 6 freshly minted Siskiyou Rappellers. Next generation equipment is in play, lightning is in the air.

Tim Lyda Retired

“Start Off Slow and Taper Off” 

-T. Lyda finally hung up the spotter harness, he’ll still be looking down on Rappellers from the comfort of his own home and the golf course. 

-His sharpness and savage wisdom will be missed.

 -He ends his career on top with some legendary statistics: 

Spots: 168 Operational 765 Total

Rappels: 37 Operational 370 Total 

2018 Rappeller of the Year

Congrats to Corey Favorite.  Well played. 

2018 Last Report Unless Significant Activity Occurs

8HX is still on for Large Fire Support. 

Siskiyou Rappel Base is hosting a helibase for Klondike West. 

-6 are still out on single resource in Southern Oregon. 

-20+ Task Books and counting, 27 Operational Raps. 190 Flight hours.