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Fighting Wildfires From The Air

With the extreme fire danger in Northern California looming and PG&E preparing to shutdown power to as many as 800,000 customers, CalFire moved to...

OVFD Gets Up Close & Personal With Air Tractor's Firebosses

Firebosses Visit Olney, Texas and Olney Volunteer Fire Department gets a chance for a closer look. It’s homecoming season this time of year in Texas,...

Northwest U.S. Air Tractor Dealer Retires

OLNEY, Texas — Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch announced today the retirement, as an Air Tractor dealer, of Chip Kemper, owner of Queen Bee Air Specialties...

Belgrade-Based Company Expanding Aerial Firefighting Fleet

BELGRADE, Mont. - A Belgrade-based company says they are set to become the leading company in water-scooping aircraft in America. Bridger Aerospace will receive their...

Planned Restructuring at Thrush Enters Second Phase

(Albany, Georgia) Following an announcement last week that Thrush Aircraft will be bringing in new leadership along with a financial reorganization that will allow the company to...

Unique Dual-Purpose Manitoba Plane Can Dust Crops, Fight Fires With Ease

Rural Manitobans are very familiar with the term crop dusting — spraying fields with chemicals from a small low-flying aircraft — but how about fire dusting? After...

Video: Dauntless Air Fire Boss Demonstration

Appleton, Minnesota based Dauntless Air who operates a fleet of Air Tractor AT-802 Fire Boss aircraft recently released a feature video on their operations,...

Birtle Crop-Dusters add Firefighting to Their Profile

A Birtle-area crop-duster is getting into the firefighting business. Randy and Janet Sandstrom have expanded their crop-dusting business to now offer aerial firefighting assistance to local fire...

Crews Fight Fire South of Pinedale

Crews have been briefed this morning and will continue to flank and secure the perimeter of the Tennerite Fire south of Pinedale, focusing on...

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