Fire retardant

May 6, 2008 - 11:50 AM
<strong>LOCKHEED C-130A, WALKER, CALIF., JUNE 17, 2002</strong>–Engaged in a firefighting mission near Walker, the four-engine turboprop broke apart during
Oct 8, 2007 - 9:40 AM
Some forest fires start with a blast of jagged lightning, incinerating the dry timber and flinging the flaming fragments into the tinder-dry underbrush fro
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Oct 4, 2007 - 10:01 AM
“We need the Mars! Get the Mars!” shouts a frantic firefighter over the VHF fire frequency.
Dec 13, 2006 - 7:51 AM
Fighting fires from the air used to be an ad hoc business, as unpredictable as the odds of getting a return on your equipment investment.
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Sep 19, 2006 - 6:21 AM
A controversy is flaring at the French fireguard about the use of converted Bombardier Dash 8Q-400 turboprops as heavy waterbombers.