When all the other firefighting units stop, Aliança Fire Brigade continues and will not stop until the last fire is extinguished”
- Edimar Abreu, Chief of Aliança Fire Brigade
Brigada Aliança exists to eliminate fires across the Amazon Basin and establish frontier governance where none exists. We empower local inhabitants by teaching responsible agricultural practices and training firefighters. Together, these serve as frontline resistance against the destruction of the Amazon.
Fazenda Rancharia (private ranch)
On September 21, 2017, a Brigada Aliança support vehicle was taking supplies to the Xingu Indian Reservation base camp located at the Kamayurá Village. During the 300-kilometer drive the support team, composed of firefighters Araujo and Santos, were contacted by a local…