18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Anastasia, Volunteer Forest Firefighter

Anastasia, 27, is the head of Voluntary Forest Firefighters of Transbaikalia. "I put out my first forest fire in 2015. It was the month of April, when catastrophic fires were raging, several settlements were destroyed, people died, and I realized that I simply could not stay away."

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Chita, Russia
Camera: ILCE-7M2
Copyright: © Aleksey Ivanov