What exactly do smokejumpers do? Visit a training base to find out

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Travel-Trip-Montana Smokejumper Base
This March 2, 2013 photo shows kayakers enjoying the froth on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. For tourists, Missoula offers a number of things to do, including touring the smokejumper base where parachuting firefighters are trained as well as hiking Mount Sentinel and fishing and boating on the river. (AP Photo/Ron Zellar)