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    More than 500 homes under evacuation, pre-evacuation notices as Ptarmigan Fire grows to 85-100 acres

    More than 500 homes are under evacuation or pre-evacuation notice as a wildfire burns near Silverthorne, and officials said the fire was an estimated 85-100...

    Fighting the Caldor Fire a feat from the sky

    Firefighters on the ground endure arduous conditions in terrain sometimes not fit for a mountain lion. But now they get the help of new...

    Super Scoopers join firefighting battle

    LANCASTER — The two yellow-and-red Super Scooper airplanes parked at Gen. William J. Fox Airfield belong to Bridger Aerospace Group Holdings LLC, a veteran-owned...

    ‘Not going to happen’: Officials assure community that air attack base is here to stay

    Airport officials say rumors that a nearby housing development could push the Grass Valley Interagency Air Attack Base out of town are unfounded. Bulldozers and...

    Reserve C-130 aerial firefighting teams fly during second busiest wildfire season

    The 302nd Airlift Wing has three C-130 Hercules aircraft flying sorties out of McClellan Air Tanker Base this year in Sacramento County, California, performing an aerial...

    Spain Deploys Dozens of Aircraft to Fight Wildfires

    JUBRIQUE, Spain — Soldiers were deployed Sunday in southeastern Spain to join the battle against a major wildfire that is burning for a fourth...

    Crews have Caldor Fire almost 50% contained near Lake Tahoe

    Firefighters say they're getting better control of the wildfire in Northern California that's so far blackened more than 200,000 acres and forced evacuations near...

    CAL FIRE – Changing the Game With the S-70i

    When the average person thinks about aerial firefighting, images that come to mind are often of helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft dropping water and retardant...

    Wildfire Near Penticton, B.C. Balloons to 200 Hectares, Marches Towards Luxury Development

    The Skaha Creek wildfire, burning southwest of Penticton, B.C., crested the ridge and crept down the mountainside on Sunday night, threatening a luxury hillside...

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