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A collaborative approach to detecting, fighting & extinguishing bushfires

The cutting edge Australian developed technology leading the way in FireTech Three trailblazing Sunshine Coast-based companies are changing the way bushfires are detected, fought, and...

Helicopter Association International Addresses Pandemic Issues Related to Holding HAI HELI-EXPO 2021 in New Orleans

Alexandria, Va. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) remains committed to supporting the vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) industry by holding an...

Water-bombing operations provides valuable assistance in Blackford bushfire fight

The Country Fire Service has praised the monumental response from water bombers at the Blackford fire with 101 drops in six hours to help...

South Carolina DNR Uses Bambi Bucket to Relocate Fish

WALHALLA — Every year, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources stocks a remote Upstate river with trout: rainbow, brown, and eastern brook. But the Chattooga...

Dzukou Valley fire: Nagaland Government requisition IAF helicopter for fire fighting

Kohima: The Nagaland Government has requisitioned IAF helicopter to douse the major fire that broke out in the picturesque valley. Indian Airforce (IAF) has...

Winch training to help fight remote fires

Twenty-five Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) firefighters are undertaking winch training to enable rapid attack of fires where access is limited by remoteness,...

Agricultural pilots seek firefighting role

A group of agricultural pilots in Napa Valley, Calif., met this week to start talks about how to partner with Cal Fire to put...

Unique Forest Service Program Saves Money and Lives with Innovative Technology

Gifford Pinchot, founding father of the USDA Forest Service, revolutionized American forestry in the late 1800s and recognized the need for science-based forestry. The...

Firefighting helicopters delivered to the ACT

Three "invaluable" firefighting helicopters have arrived in the ACT to help protect the territory during the bushfire season. Fire conditions look favorable this season and...

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