Extinguishing Fires With Helicopters Soon a Possible Measure

    Minister for Home Affairs Taina Bofferding provided responses to three parliamentary questions concerning how to battle wildfires after a summer marked by several large scale fires.

    MPs Marc Spautz, Gusty Graas, and Sven Clement all asked for further details on fighting wildfires in Luxembourg, specifically following the context of the Amazon fires. Citing the Hamm fire at the end of July, MPs queried whether there are other methods to extinguish such wildfires. One option mentioned is the so-called Bambi Bucket, a specialised bucket suspended on a cable carried by a helicopter to deliver water for aerial firefighting. Read more on this story at RTL News

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