Much More Than Your Typical “Day at the Office” September 2012

Newburgh, NY firefighter Danny Comacho secures a Stokes Basket above Dubois Street during a high-angle rope rescue drill at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY on Friday, September 14, 2012. The Newburgh and West Point Fire Departments along with participating partners with the Orange County Technical Rescue Team conducted the high-angle rope rescue exercise to simulate removing an injured person from the elevator penthouse of the hospital to the parking garage high above DuBois Street.  © CHET GORDON/Times Herald-Record

Mohonk Preserve Ranger Andrew Bajardi of High Falls walks through smoldering underbrush during a controlled burn by personnel from the Nature Conservancy, Rangers from the Mohonk Preserve and other fire professionals in the Mohonk Preserve in New Paltz, NY on Thursday, September 13, 2012. Land management officials aimed to set fire to 70 acres in the preserve in the hopes of reducing fuel that sparks wildfires and beating back tree species that compete with acorn-producing oak trees.  © CHET GORDON/Times Herald-Record

*Photographed with the Apple iPhone 4s. edited / processed in Instagram on the Apple iPhone 4s.

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