Daring Russian parachutists land in Siberia’s UNESCO World Heritage Lena Pillars Nature Park to manually fight wildfires (VIDEO)

Firer fighters jump

Paratroopers from Russia’s Aerial Forest Protection Service have manually put out ten hard-to-reach fires in Siberia’s Lena Pillars Nature Park. The parachutists located the flames after jumping from a plane over the forest.

The firefighters – also known as ‘smokejumpers’ – landed in between the burning trees, carrying 20-liter specialist forest fire extinguishers.

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