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Bambi Bucket Test Leads FireFlight to Assist With St. Johns Wildfire

It was happenstance that FireFlight ended up in northwest Flagler County on Saturday afternoon (June 8) – near the St. Johns border – and...

IAF Conducts Bambi Bucket Ops As Blaze In Almora Kills 4

The Indian Air Force intervened and undertook Bambi Bucket operations to extinguish the blazing forest fires in Uttarakhand's Almora district in the wee hours...

Rapid Response, Soaring to Extinguish Fires

Story by Spc. Midori Preecs Army training is one of the fundamental components to ensuring the U.S. military’s overall readiness. It equips Soldiers with the necessary...

NDMA Invites Bids to Buy Water-Bomber Aircraft to Combat Forest Fires

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has decided to purchase an aerial water-bomber aircraft for fighting fires after rising incidents of forest burning, reported...

Extra $35 Million in Federal Budget Funding to Bolster Emergency Aircraft Fleet

An additional $35 million in government funding has been allocated to aircraft used by emergency services. The money will be provided to the National Aerial...

Jordanian Firefighting helicopters Now in Full Operation

In a bid to strengthen firefighting capabilities amid looming wildfire threats, Cyprus welcomed two firefighting helicopters along with their 18-member crew. The deployment aims to...

Airbus Helicopters to Support Sécurité Civile and Gendarmerie Nationale Helicopter Fleet

Marignane, 13 May 2024 – Airbus Helicopters and Babcock have been awarded a contract to support 48 EC145s operated by the French Ministry of Interior....

Jordan Stations Two Firefighting Helicopters in Cyprus to Help as Summer Fire Season Arrives

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Jordan on Monday stationed two helicopters in Cyprus to help the Mediterranean island nation combat potential forest fires until it...

Florida Firefighters Train for the Firefight

Hillsborough County, Florida, was center stage in early January for a multi-agency aerial firefighting training exercise that involved aircraft, pilots, ground crews, and support...

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