18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Volunteer forest firefighters

Voluntary Forest Firefighters of Transbaikalia are preparing to extinguish forest fire. About 90% of wildfires in Russia are caused by human actions. In many countries the core of local fire services is made up of trained and equipped volunteers who extinguish most fires.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Chita, Russia
Camera: ILCE-7M2
Copyright: © Aleksey Ivanov