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Alumni Help Contain Subarctic Wildfire


The call to battle fire in Alaska was the first out-of-state assignment for Samuel J. Raisch, ’10, a Tiadaghton State Forest specialist.
The call to battle fire in Alaska was the first out-of-state assignment for Samuel J. Raisch, ’10, a Tiadaghton State Forest specialist.
Angela M. Poleto, ’11, is among six Tiadaghton State Forest specialists – and two Penn College forest technology alumni – who helped contain the Stuart Creek 2 wildfire.
Angela M. Poleto, ’11, and Raisch are among six Tiadaghton State Forest specialists who helped contain the Stuart Creek 2 wildfire.
Firefighters work to tame the blaze on steep Alaskan terrain.
Firefighters work to tame the blaze on steep Alaskan terrain.

From the Spring 2014 One College Avenue magazine: Forest technology alumni Angela M. Poleto, ’11, and Samuel J. Raisch, ’10, take on a frontier firefight as they battle flames in the mountains of Alaska.

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