Air tanker

7:00am

Sun July 7, 2013
Wildfires

Additional Air Power For NoCo Firefighters This Summer

A type 3 helicopter, similar to one being managed by the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests, conducting mitigation following the 2012 Hewlett Gulch Fire
Lance Cheung U.S. Dept of Agriculture

5:13pm

Tue July 2, 2013

10:40am

Thu June 20, 2013

3:46am

Wed June 12, 2013
Wildfires

Lamborn: Verbal Agreement For MAFFS To Fight Black Forest Fire

A MAFFS C-130 from the 153rd Airlift Wing from Cheyenne WY flying support of the Waldo Canyon wildfire in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 27, 2012.
National Gaurd

It appears the Air Force’s C-130’s equipped with Mobile Air Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS) will be activated to help fight the Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs.

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3:30pm

Sat June 8, 2013
Wildfires

Signs Point To Destructive Wildfire Season Ahead

Originally published on Sat June 8, 2013 4:03 pm

Transcript

TESS VIGELAND, HOST:

Authorities are still searching for a motive in yesterday's shooting rampage in Santa Monica, California. Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks said the alleged shooter had weapons with the capacity to fire 1,300 rounds of ammunition.

Meanwhile, north of Los Angeles, fire officials say the so-called powerhouse fire in the Angeles National Forest is 90 percent contained. Twenty-four homes were destroyed, and state officials say the blaze cost some $16 million to knock down.

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