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Smokejumpers say nothing beats rush of one of the toughest jobs

Published 07/06/2013, Forum News Service

Being a smokejumper is one of the toughest jobs. There may be only one job that’s tougher – being a smokejumper’s mother. “I started crying right away when I heard,” said Barb Hill of Jamestown, mother of smokejumper Jason Hill, after the recent deaths of 19 members of a hot shot crew in an Arizona wildfire.

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