Tag Archives: helicopters

Madrid Wildfire Burns Out of Control

Over 500 firefighters are battling the blaze     MADRID (AP) — A wildfire in hills near Madrid was contained but still not extinguished Monday after burning for four straight days, authorities said. More than 500 firefighters supported by 49 ...

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Wildfire Helicopter Crashes During Water Refill in Australia

Aircrane crashed into a reservoir during wildfire     Nine News Australia – The aircraft plunged into the dam in Jericho, about 3 hours east of Melbourne, about 7.15pm yesterday. Join Nine News for the latest in news and events ...

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Alberta 2017 Wildfire Season

A look back with Peace Helitack Crew 5     Miles Ladd – Just a short highlight video of Peace Helitack Crew 5’s adventures this summer from northern Alberta to Helena Montana

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Helmet Cam: Creek Fire

Pilot’s view on the first day of the fire     Pilot Dave – Helmet cam footage from first day of Creek Fire near Sylmar, CA.

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LAFD Helicopter Damaged During Wildfire

Helicopter struck a tree during a water drop     LOS ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary report says the pilot of the Los Angeles Fire Department’s newest helicopter reported the aircraft made uncommanded movements before hitting trees while making a ...

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Riverside County, CA Vegetation Fire

Aircraft help ground crews on tough terrain   LOUDLABS NEWS – LAKE HILLS – On Wednesday evening August 23rd Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire responded to multiple reports of brush on fire dangerously close to homes. The fire was ...

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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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Hundreds Evacuated from New Zealand Wildfires

Pilot killed in crash was decorated Afghanistan war veteran   NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people in New Zealand’s second-largest city were evacuated from their homes Wednesday as wildfires burned down several houses and ...

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