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Firefighter and EMS staffer Cody Lara watches the rest of a Fourth of July parade after participating in the procession Monday in Jackson. He is one of 460 firefighters employed in Wyoming, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Angus M. Thuermer Jr./WyoFile)

Firefighter

460 firefighters are employed in Wyoming where a deadly 1937 forest fire generated the idea for smokejumpers.
Laura Retamoza packs her family's belongings after the motel they were living in in Jackson was deemed uninhabitable — one of the families many stops in their search for longterm sustainable housing. (RYAN JONES / JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE)

Gallery | Month-to-month, room-to-room

The photography of Ryan Jones captures the difficulties of securing sustainable housing on workers' wages in Jackson Hole where many struggle with the imperative, "find a place to live or leave."