WFF Seeks Sites for Tribute Statues

September 2005
Fire Chief;Sep2005, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p10
Trade Publication
Reports that the Wildland Firefighter Foundation is working to place statues to recognize the wildland firefighters in the United States. Bronze statue in Idaho; Airports as the jumping-off point for the campaign; Price of each statue.


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