Alpine Hotshots

Firefighter silhouette in large burning forest

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Alpine Hotshots

Alpine hotshot crew members scout a fire.

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Interagency Hotshot Crew Mission

The primary mission of Interagency Hotshot Crews (IHCs) is to provide a safe, organized, mobile, and highly skilled hand crew for all phases of wildland fire operations. The arduous duties and specialized assignments required of IHC personnel require staffing, certification, training, equipment, communications, transportation, organization, and qualifications that are uniform, adhered to by all IHCs and ensure the redemption of IHC duties and responsibilities.

Alpine Interagency Hotshot Crew Vision

Through their actions, ethics, and traditions the Alpine Hotshots exemplify the firefighter leadership core values of safety, duty, respect, integrity, and teamwork.

 
 

Alpine Hotshot Photo Galleries

 
 
Burning pine needles

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