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VIDEO: A Behind The Scenes Look at Air Tanker Prep in California

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - It's all hands on deck at the Central Coast Jet Center at the Santa Maria Airport. On Friday, air tankers were...

Alice Excluded From National Water Bomber Deal

Three small fixed-wing aircraft and one helicopter are standing by at Batchelor for use as water bombers during the fire season but there are...

Aerial Tracking Strengthens Fire Prevention

In the 10 months after the Woolsey fire, Southern California Edison remains the region’s whipping boy, a wounded company caught in the crosshairs of...

Experts Share Strategies at Wildfire Preparedness Fair

Measures San Diego Gas & Electric is taking to protect people from fire hazards and ensure fire safety were among the highlights of the...

OC Fire Authority Gets Help From SCE to Trial Nighttime Firefighting

Nighttime aerial firefighting equipment that helped knock down Australian wildfires last year will be tested in Orange County over the next five months. Starting July...

Aerial fire code proposed in New Zealand

The National Rural Fire Authority (NRFA) of New Zealand has unanimously agreed that a new code would be developed for aerial firefighting. The code will be auditable as part of the AIRCARE Audit, but is likely to be limited to just proof of pilot competency, equipment status and condition.

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