Latest Aerial Firefighting News

Crews Fight Fire South of Pinedale

Crews have been briefed this morning and will continue to flank and secure the perimeter of the Tennerite Fire south of Pinedale, focusing on structure protection. A Western Wyoming Type 3 Incident Manageme... Read More...

Helicopters

Cal Fire’s Fearless Flying Firefighters

The thought of flight and the consuming power of fire has fascinated mankind for centuries. Who hasn’t looked up wondering what it would be like to soar among the clouds? Who hasn’t sat mesmerized, staring int... Read More...

Single Engine Air Tankers

At Ease | The Rise of a Fire Pilot

IF, God forbid, a small curl of smoke on our Blue Mountain Range grew into a full-on mountain fire, and CalFire attack planes bloated with fire retardant were called in, Jimmy Ferreira could be in the driver’s... Read More...

Very Large Air Tanker