A firefighter is an individual specially trained to fight fires.
Forest fires may be fought by firefighters flying Water bombers, or by smoke jumpers - lightly equipped firefighters who are dropped by parachute so they can access and get ahead of fires so remote they can not be reached by road.
- Herbert Theodore Jenness (2023). Bucket Brigade to Flying Squadron: Fire Fighting Past and Present. LEGARE STREET Press. ISBN 9781021649386. Retrieved on 2023-12-08.