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Multi-State Wildland Fires Stretch Airborne Firefighting Fleets

Multi-State Wildland Fires Stretch Airborne Firefighting Fleets

As wildland fires rage across nine far western States in the Continental US, airtanker and helicopter operators are continuing to support ground-based fire fighters, despite heavy demand for aerial assets. “We have every available aircraft under USFS exclusive use contract working on–or prepared to deploy–to a fire,” said Ron Hooper, Chief Executive Officer of Neptune Aviation… Read more »

Source: AHS&AFA, 20-Aug-13