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Firefighters Battle Two Forest Fires in Japan

Firefighters Battle Two Forest Fires in Japan

Military helicopters help firefighters on the ground     TOKYO (AP) — A forest fire broke out in a rural area north of Tokyo on Thursday, near another blaze burning for a fourth day. One man suffered burns and was hospitalized, and firefighters have been...

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Video: California’s Cypress Fire

Video: California’s Cypress Fire

Aircraft at work over Fontana     564 Fire The Cypress Fire as it approached Sierra Ave in south Fontana. CAL FIRE & Riverside County Fire along with other agencies kept the fire from jumping across Sierra Ave. Nice aircraft show with drops from air...

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New Helicopter Base for U.S. Forest Service

New Helicopter Base for U.S. Forest Service

Operational at the start of the 2022 fire season     PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has awarded a contract to a Scottsdale company to design and build a new helicopter base in northern Gila County to support firefighting activities. The facility to...

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IAFC: Helicopter Resource Survey

IAFC: Helicopter Resource Survey

Your assistance is needed     International Association of Fire Chiefs The IAFC is conducting a survey to locate, map, and define the Aerial Helicopter Firefighting Capabilities around the world. This data will be used to help show the capabilities that...

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Crews Make Progress on Nevada Wildfire

Crews Make Progress on Nevada Wildfire

Aircraft assisting in fighting fire near Cold Springs     By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — An evacuation order remained in place but fire officials said they were making progress Monday against a wildfire north of Reno and the most...

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Video: CHP Helicopter Rescue at Wildfire

Video: CHP Helicopter Rescue at Wildfire

Rescue of four National Guard members     CBS Sacramento Dramatic video released by the California Highway Patrol on Saturday showed a rescue of four injured U.S. National Guard members inside the firelines in Butte County this weekend.  ...

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“Badgers” Provide Cal Guard Needed Wildfire Support

“Badgers” Provide Cal Guard Needed Wildfire Support

Wisconsin Black Hawks fighting the Creek Fire and SQF Complex Fire     Defense Flash News FRESNO, CA, UNITED STATES 09.30.2020 Video footage of an element of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion (Assault), 147th Aviation Regiment, 64th Troop...

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