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Fire crews assist with extraction and rescue of accident victim

Wells, Nevada The post Fire crews assist with extraction and rescue of accident victim appeared…

More details possibly emerge about air tanker’s hazardous exit out of drop area

We posted a video on August 14 of a BAe-146 air tanker dropping retardant on…

Two large fires north of Grand Canyon allowed to spread within predetermined boundaries

The Ikes and Castle Fires have burned a total of almost 23,000 acres The post…

Defense Department to use artificial intelligence to help map wildfires

The Defense Department’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center plans to use their sensor and automation capabilities…

Firefighters use drone to ignite nighttime firing operations

The use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or drones, by wildland firefighters has come a…

California sends firefighters into Mexico to battle wildfire near border

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has mobilized a strike team…

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service to tackle loneliness and isolation

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has teamed up with British Red Cross and The…

360-degree rescue solutions from Vimpex at Emergency Services Show

Showcasing at the Emergency Services Show (NEC Birmingham, Stand C71, 18-19 September) are rugged innovative 360-degree rescue solutions from the UK’s leader, Vimpex,…

St. Croix County Upgrades its Water-Based Patrol and Emergency Services with New Lake Assault Boats Craft

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, located in Hudson, Wisconsin, took delivery of a custom-built…

Border Fire threatens to burn from Mexico into U.S.

A large wildfire in Mexico west of Tecate is very close to the U.S. border…

Coulson-Unical Blackhawk spotted at McClellan

As we reported in March, Coulson Aviation is partnering with Unical Air, a new unit…

It has been a much slower wildfire season in the continental U.S. so far

The 10-year average for acres burned annually in U.S. #wildfires (not counting Alaska) is 5,666,000…

Report that a fire recon plane made forced landing in Oregon

Little information is available about a reported forced landing made last week by the Oregon…

Drone shuts down helicopter drops on Williams Flats Fire, operator found

On August 6, 2019 a hobbyist drone temporarily shut down helicopter water drops on the…

Lockheed drone crashes while mapping fires in New Mexico

A Lockheed Stalker XE Unmanned Aerial System aircraft crashed as it was attempting to land…

A shocking drop by a BAe-146

At the end of this video of a retardant drop by Neptune’s Tanker 01, a…

Report released for a firefighter fatality in Texas

Occurred on a wildfire in March, 2018 The post Report released for a firefighter fatality…

Biggest Challenges in Bulk Liquid Storage Industry to be Addressed at Tank Storage Asia 2019

The most prominent challenges, developments and solutions in the Asian bulk liquid storage industry have…

Flying through a pyrocumulonimbus cloud

(This article first appeared at earthobservatory.nasa.gov) Atmospheric scientists regularly take note when satellites detect thunderheads…

Number of large air tankers on USFS contracts drops

There are 13 exclusive use, and 8 call when needed. Three fewer than last year…

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