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Photos: Smokejumpers preparing for fire battles

In Missoula, Mont., a group of about 60 men and women are Forest Service hired guns, trained to jump out of airplanes and attack wildfires in the most remote terrain. CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman visited with them on Road Trip 2009.

20 Images By July 14, 2009

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At FireLab, studying how fire works in order to battle it

As part of Road Trip 2009, CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman visited the U.S. Forest Service's Missoula, Mont., Smokejumpers center and its FireLab program to see how the government battles and studies fire.

By July 15, 2009