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Prather Joins Air Tractor As Chief Financial Officer

Olney, TX – Agricultural aircraft manufacturer Air Tractor, Inc. announced today the appointment of Jeremy Prather as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prather...

Firefighters battling forest fire in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem

Some 24 firefighting teams and six firefighting planes reported that they were battling a large, wind-driven fire near Hadassah-University Medical Center, in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem on...

Two Dead after Mid Air Collision of Aerial Firefighting Aircraft Working Bishop Fire

The aerial firefighting community is in mourning today after confirmation of a mid-air collision occurring on the Bishop Fire that is still burning approximately...

Helicopters, tankers and crews still fighting fires in Boise National Forest

BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — Two fires sparked in the Boise National Forest this week, prompting the evacuation of campers. Fire officials say multiple aircraft are responding to the...

Multiple fires start in southeast Idaho

Lightning tracked over southeast Idaho Saturday afternoon and evening, igniting multiple wildfires. Fire crews responded quickly to the new starts. Please take precautions while...

ODF plans phase two of night SEAT operation evaluations

Oregon Department of Forestry began phase two of evaluation of night single-engine air tanker (SEAT) operations July 15. Phase two builds on the training and...

Gate 5 Fire Reaches 12,000 Acres, 60% Containment

The Texas A&M Forest Service Lone Star Incident Management Team provided an update early Friday evening on the Gate 5 Fire which continues to...

Sweden’s Wildfire Defense Expands With Air Tractor Scooper Water Bombers

Air Tractor Europe, in a joint venture with Saab Support and Services, recently delivered to Sweden the second of two Air Tractor AT-802F Fire...

Aerial Firefighting Resources Prepositioned in the Great Lakes

LANSING, Mich. — The USDA Forest Service has prepositioned aerial firefighting resources in Gaylord in anticipation of wildfire during a stretch of Very High...

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