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Video: Santa Barbara C-130 Crash Landing

Video: Santa Barbara C-130 Crash Landing

C-130 had just departed Santa Maria Airport     ONSCENE TV - 08.25.2019 | 10:30 PM | SANTA BARBARA - Seven people escaped injury after a Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport plane crash landed at Santa Barbara Airport, Sunday night. Authorities responded to...

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Brazilian Troops Begin Fighting Amazon Wildfires

Brazilian Troops Begin Fighting Amazon Wildfires

44,000 troops back by military aircraft begin fighting fires     By MARCELO SILVA de SOUSA Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region...

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Colorado Conducts Nighttime Wildfire Aviation Training

Colorado Conducts Nighttime Wildfire Aviation Training

State is first in country to implement helicopter night flying suppression program     DENVER – Colorado becomes the first state in the county to begin nighttime helicopter suppression operations with training this month. The Colorado Division of Fire...

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Southern California Wildfire Burns One Home

Southern California Wildfire Burns One Home

Homeowner criticizes firefighting efforts     CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Aircraft are dropping water and retardant on a wildfire that has burned at least one home in Southern California. Scott Mclean with the state's Department of Forestry and Fire...

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Over 300 Firefighters Battle Western Montana Wildfire

Over 300 Firefighters Battle Western Montana Wildfire

Fire has increased the demand for aviation fuel and materials     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — More than 300 firefighters battled three blazes in western Montana on Sunday, and Gov. Steve Bullock declared a state of emergency to allow truck drivers to work longer...

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Madrid Wildfire Burns Out of Control

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 vehicles and 14...

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UAS PSD Maroon Fire

UAS PSD Maroon Fire

Drone use over the Coconino National Forest     Nate Wierwille - UAS PSD Maroon Fire This video is about UAS PSD on the Maroon Fire in the Coconino National Forest, AZ https://youtu.be/NzO_n6LgIqY

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Firefighters Step Up Efforts on Arizona Wildfire

Firefighters Step Up Efforts on Arizona Wildfire

Private drone caused fire aircraft to be grounded     CLINTS WELL, Ariz. (AP) — Smoke and driving delays were expected Monday as firefighters ramped up efforts to suppress a wildfire burning in the Coconino National Forest in east-central Arizona. Fire...

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