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This July 2008 photo shows firefighter John Lauer in front of a back burn during a wildfire in Montana. (AP Photo/Courtesy John Lauer)

DENVER (AP) — President Barack Obama will make federal health insurance available to about 8,000 temporary wildland firefighters, a White House official said Tuesday.

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