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Pioneer Fire Continues to Challenge Firefighters as Cooler Temperatures Limit Spread

The ongoing battle against the Pioneer Fire in the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness Area saw some relief on Friday as cooler temperatures limited the fire's...

Casper Natrona/International Airport Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Finished SEAT Base

The Casper Natrona/International Airport is now home to a large BLM Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) base for fighting wild fires. They wrote they are...

Bambi Bucket Test Leads FireFlight to Assist With St. Johns Wildfire

It was happenstance that FireFlight ended up in northwest Flagler County on Saturday afternoon (June 8) – near the St. Johns border – and...

IAF Conducts Bambi Bucket Ops As Blaze In Almora Kills 4

The Indian Air Force intervened and undertook Bambi Bucket operations to extinguish the blazing forest fires in Uttarakhand's Almora district in the wee hours...

Rapid Response, Soaring to Extinguish Fires

Story by Spc. Midori Preecs Army training is one of the fundamental components to ensuring the U.S. military’s overall readiness. It equips Soldiers with the necessary...

Containment on Peacock Fire Grows to 90%, 255 Acres Burned

Officials say fire crews are battling a new wildfire, the Peacock Fire, burning 20 miles northeast of Kingman in the Peacock Mountains. The Arizona Department...

Australia’s Aerial Firefighting Fleet Set to Expand to Help Respond to Natural Disasters

Australia's aerial firefighting fleet is being expanded to include planes that can respond not just to fires but to other disasters, such as floods...

Martin Mars Water Bomber Arriving in Victoria Sooner Than Expected

The Hawaii Martin Mars water bomber is set to arrive at the B.C. Aviation Museum in August, months earlier than expected. Museum president Steve Nichol...

Pioneer Fire Consumes 300 Acres Near Lake Chelan

Firefighters and aircraft continued battling the Pioneer Fire in Chelan County on Sunday, with multiple ground and air resources assigned to contain the blaze....

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