Aviation

Inadequate Aircraft Cited at French Wildfire

Numerous aircraft grounded due to repairs and age     By CLAUDE PARIS, NADINE ACHOUI-LESAGE and BARRY HATTON, Associated Press BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that ...

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Arrest in Arizona Drone Interference

Suspect interrupted efforts to fight Goodwin Fire     SALLY HO, Associated Press A man accused of flying a drone over a major Arizona wildfire posted the aerial photos on his website, authorities said Saturday, leading to his arrest for ...

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Freezeout Ridge Fire, Longline Extraction

Lessons from the medevac of a critically injured firefighter WildlandFireLLC – Emergency Longline Extraction on the Freezeout Ridge Fire, September 21, 2014, 1941 hrs. Firefighter Injury, Freezeout Ridge Fire, 72-hr. Report Freezeout Ridge Fire, Facilitated Learning Analysis  

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Utah Wildfire Causes Hundreds to Evacuate

750 evacuate from near the Brian Head ski resort   Associated Press – A wildfire in southwestern Utah has burned at least 1.5 square miles. Authorities hoped to have it 10% contained by Sunday. The fire has forced about 750 ...

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