Air tankers play vital role in fighting 416 Fire

News

Air tankers play vital role in fighting 416 Fire

Planes drop more retardant than any summer since Missionary Ridge
A C-130 Hercules heavy air tanker is one of several planes dropping retardant on the 416 Fire. The plane, owned by Coulson Aviation, is stationed at the Durango Tanker Base.
Fire retardant covers the back of the C-130 Hercules heavy air tanker June 15 at the Durango Tanker Base.
Crew members of the C-130 Hercules heavy air tanker stationed at the Durango Tanker Base always have their bags packed so they can be moved to another tanker base at a moment’s notice.

Air tankers play vital role in fighting 416 Fire

A C-130 Hercules heavy air tanker is one of several planes dropping retardant on the 416 Fire. The plane, owned by Coulson Aviation, is stationed at the Durango Tanker Base.
Fire retardant covers the back of the C-130 Hercules heavy air tanker June 15 at the Durango Tanker Base.
Crew members of the C-130 Hercules heavy air tanker stationed at the Durango Tanker Base always have their bags packed so they can be moved to another tanker base at a moment’s notice.
click here to add your event
Area Events
click here to add your event
Area Events