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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...

Australian Aircraft Sent to Cyprus to Fight Fires During the Summer Season

Speaking to CyBC Radio earlier in the week, the Minister of Agriculture, Maria Panayiotou, said that six aircraft are rented for the summer season,...

UAFA Hosts Leadership Training at Synergy Tahoe

On May 23, UAFA hosted our first leadership training focused at member company employees. Synergy Tahoe has put on leadership training for everyone form the Girl...

CAL FIRE Large Scale Night Aerial Firefighting Exercise Planned

CAL FIRE will conduct night aerial firefighting training for helicopters at Davis Creek Reservoir (Yolo County) and Lake Berryessa (Napa County) from June 2...

State Investigation: ‘Extensive Failures’ in Largest Wildfire in Texas History

The wildfires that destroyed more than 1.2 million acres in the panhandle earlier this year are likely to be the costliest in state history. A...

Extra $35 Million in Federal Budget Funding to Bolster Emergency Aircraft Fleet

An additional $35 million in government funding has been allocated to aircraft used by emergency services. The money will be provided to the National Aerial...

Coulson Aviation Conducts Annual Training at Palm Springs

Coulson Aviation continues annual training this week out of Palm Springs International Airport, operating from the Palm Springs Air Museum, where several of their...

UAFA Champions Legislative Solutions for Enhanced Wildfire Response

The United Aerial Firefighters Association (UAFA) recently undertook a successful Hill Day, advocating for critical legislative changes to strengthen the nation's aerial firefighting capabilities....

Aerial Firefighting North America 2024

Early March saw the latest round of the Aerial Firefighting North America (AFFNA) show return to Sacramento, California, for the first time since 2019....

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