PICs – News from the land Down Under January 21, 2020 · by Admin2015 · 0 High Prairie firefighter Jason Cottingham posted a photo on the High Prairie and Area Discussion Board of a front page story in Australia from the region he is fighting the wildfires.A photo of orientation upon his arrival on Jan. 8. Cottingham is a High Prairie assistant fire chief and one of a chosen in Canada to help Australia. “It’s phenomenal,” said fire chief Trevor Cisaroski at town council’s meeting Jan. 14. “It’s well-deserved of his skill and abilities.” Cottingham left Jan. 6. Melanie Morin, of the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre in Winnipeg, says the Canadian contingent will be based in New South Wales and will be called “incident management specialists”, meaning they will not be expected to do front line firefighting. Share this post Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Email Recommended for You COVID-19 UPDATE – September 21, 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE – September 17, 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE – September 16, 2020 PIC – Superheroes come in all sizes!