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NSW Bushfires: Scott Morrison Takes Aerial Tour of Blue Mountains Mega-Fire

Scott Morrison's visit to bushfire ravaged NSW has divided locals who battled a "fireball" while the prime minister was on holiday in Hawaii.Mr Morrison...

VIDEO: SDFD Debuts New Firehawk Helicopter

San Diego City fire debuted its newest aerial firefighting weapon this week as it arrived home from being outfitted at United Rotorcraft in Colorado. Check...

Only ‘Flooding Rain’ Can Douse the Flames

“Worst ever” and “unprecedented” have become the new norm this bushfire season, but when a blaze grows to the size of Sydney a new...

Coeur d’Alene Airport Sees New Developments

COEUR D’ALENE – Wooden boat manufacturer StanCraft Co. is constructing a 30,000-square-foot private airplane hangar at the Coeur d’Alene Airport-Pappy Boyington Field – one of a...

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Places Order for Four Leonardo AW139's

Leonardo announced December 2nd that Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) signed a contract for four AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used...

RAAF Base Richmond Provides Support to New South Wales Rural Fire Service

RAAF Base Richmond has been providing support to New South Wales Rural Fire Service efforts to combat fires across the state. New South Wales Rural...

UCP Scraps Wildfire Rappel Program

A program employing more than 60 firefighters trained to rappel into areas where new wildfires have begun is being scrapped by the UCP government...

Aerial Firefighters Key Part of Controlling California Wildfire Outbreak

Aerial firefighting operators are responding quickly to an unexpected outbreak of multiple, huge fires throughout Northern and Southern California, following what had been a...

Senator Dianne Feinstein Says Senate Approves New Funding for Combating California Wildfires

“As we continue to battle wildfires across California, I thank my Senate colleagues for agreeing to provide additional resources to combat these deadly fires.  “The...

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