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Aerial firefighting: A crucial tool to protect resources

As lawmakers across the country return to their Capitol posts, some are kicking off the new year with legislation calling for increased wildfire resources,...

Belgrade aerospace company benefits local economy

A Belgrade-based aerial firefighting company is the first – and so far only — U.S.-based and owned operation to include CL-415EAF aircrafts in its...

VIDEO: How aerial firefighters are trained to fight forest fires

Barrett Farrell: After we've gotten back from flying, we saved someone's house or saved someone's crop, because that's their livelihood and that's how they make...

Specialist Intelligence Gathering Aircraft ready to keep Tasmanians safe from bushfires

Tasmania’s ability to fight bushfires has again been strengthened through the addition of a Specialist Intelligence Gathering (SIG) Aircraft, bolstering our plan to keep...

Aerial firefighting costs explode after a large flame

Some large-scale fires that required intensive fire fighting from the air meant that the initial annual budget of $ 6.7 million set by Fentz...

Southern California Edison Files Annual Update to 2020-2022 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

Southern California Edison today filed an annual update to its 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission. This year’s filing highlights adjustments that...

Aerial tankers ‘absolutely critical’ to stopping inferno at Perth’s gates

Three large aerial water tankers filled with retardant were what stood between Perth’s out-of-control inferno and disaster as 27 fire crews inside Shady Hills...

Philippine Air Force Orders 15 Black Hawks for Multi Mission Capability

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the acquisition of 15 Black Hawk helicopters for the Philippine Air Force, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles...

Former ACT fire chief says locating and quickly quelling ignition points is the key to beating bushfires

The events of 18 years ago when lightning struck a dead tree near McIntyre's Hut in the Brindabella Valley and was a key generator...

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