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Fort Carson engineers, fire fighters support Waldo Canyon Fire containment

Staff Sgt. Erick Lappi (front), and Sgt. 1st Class Justin Payne, both horizontal construction engineers, assigned to 576th Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, build a firebreak during efforts to contain the Waldo Canyon Fire at the U.S. Air Force Academy, June 28, 2012. Firebreaks, long pieces of land stripped of vegetation, halt a fire’s progress by eliminating its fuel. During the first 72 hours of the mission, Fort Carson engineers cleared more than 12 miles of land.



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This work, Fort Carson engineers, fire fighters support Waldo Canyon Fire containment [Image 5 of 6], by SPC Andrew Ingram, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.28.2012

Date Posted:06.30.2012 19:42

Photo ID:616200

VIRIN:120628-A-YY130-919

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:6.17 MB

Location:FORT CARSON, CO, USGlobe

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