California Smokejumpers

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  Speed, Range, Payload

  • The California Smokejumpers utilize high speed, fixed wing aircraft, to deliver wildland firefighters throughout California and beyond.

Agressive Initial Attack

  • Smokejumpers provide aggressive initial attack and natural resource expertise, in an effort to preserve the American landscape for future generations.

 Logo of the California Smokejumpers

Smokejumpers are ideally suited to responding to, and catching, fires in their early stages before they become large, complex and costly incidents. However, we have a broad range of capabilities that extends beyond initial attack.


a jumper, wearing jeans and a tee shirt works at a sewing machine A crew of jumpers crosses a stream with their gear on their backs The sun shines through a parachute in the air as two smokejumpers float to the ground