Florida Forest Service firefighters training more than 500 National Guardsmen in Montana

MONTANA — Firefighters with the Florida Forest Service are helping train National Guard troops on how to fight fires in Montana.

They play to train up to 500 members of the National Guard before the end of August.

Since the end of June, the Florida Forest Service has sent 268 firefighters to assist efforts in 11 states.

The Forest Service provided the pictures below of the team in Montana right now training.

Bailey Husker

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