Ore. crews share resources worldwide

Firefighters fly to third-world countries to donate supplies, typically on their vacation time


By Abbey Gibb
KGW

CLACKAMAS, Ore. -- A group of local firefighters are making a difference all over the globe, as they fly to third-world countries giving donated supplies and priceless knowledge.

"Equipment is such a big deal for these small towns. They would be fighting fire in what you and I would wear on the street," Clackamas County firefighter Burke Slater explained.

He's sitting on the cold concrete of his fire house rolling up donated Nomex pants and firefighting helmets.

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