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Vancouver Island company inks contract with B.C. to help fight wildfires

PORT ALBERNI -- They're known internationally as a leader in aerial firefighting efforts. Now, after seven years of not being able to fight locally,...

Forest Department considers use of aerial firefighting for fire near Sleeping Giant

Today, the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management through the Forest Department informed that it is considering the use of...

Black Hawk boost for aerial firefighting in Australia

Air services company Aerotech has unveiled two ex-US military Black Hawk helicopters, which will become the first of their kind to be used for...

FORTRESS North America Introduces the First, All New, Long-Term Fire Retardant to Pass all US Forest Service Laboratory Tests in Over Two Decades

Innovative Company Delivers Advanced Formula, Long-Term Fire Retardant Technology, Moving to Final Operational Field Evaluation at the U.S. Forest Service Air Tanker Base in...

Belarusian helicopter helps extinguish major fire in Turkey

MINSK, 31 May (BelTA) – Personnel of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry helped extinguish a major fire near the Turkish city of Milas last weekend,...

VIDEO: Black Hawk Involved in Fatal Crash Seen Minutes Before Accident

Video has been provided to AerialFire Magazine by a confidential source showing the Firehawk Helicopters UH-60A Black Hawk in flight over Leesburg Airport just...

Medical Condition Likely Led to Death of Fire-Bombing Pilot

A potentially undiagnosed medical condition likely led to a BK117 pilot suffering a fatal crash while tackling a fire in Ulladulla, NSW in 2018. An...

Greek villages, monasteries evacuated as fire damages homes

SCHINOS, Greece (AP) — A large wildfire in Greece gutted and damaged dozens of homes and prompted evacuations Thursday as it tore through rugged...

Goodbye Old Friend – The Global Super Tanker Ends Operations

If you are reading this story, then the worst has happened. Without any 11th hour savior, government intervention, or miracle, the Global SuperTanker, Tanker...

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