Seniors Allegedly Abandoned in California Wildfire

Bill Carey Officials move to revoke licenses     By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Staff at two senior care centers abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires swept through Northern California last October, state officials said Thursday as they moved to revoke licenses from the Santa Rosa facilities and their […]

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Texas Native Pilots 747 Supertanker

Bill Carey Valdez began firefighting as a teen     FORT WORTH (FOX4 News) – A Fort Worth man is helping out by flying above the flames of the historic California wildfires. Marcos Valdez has been in California piloting a 747 jet that gets so close to the fires, the distance between the plane and […]

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MAFFS Air Tanker Wildfire Training

Bill Carey C-130’s training with MAFFS     airailimages – C-130 crews from four airlift wings that have the specialized aerial firefighting assignment convened at McClellan Reload Base near Sacramento, California, in April 2018 for a week of training with the Modular Aerial Firefighting System (MAFFS). The crews worked with lead planes that put out […]

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