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  • More USAF aircraft added to fight west coast fires

    Two additional U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft are scheduled to join the Department of Defense’s effort for wildland fire fighting in western states today as requested by the USDA Forest Service, bringing the number to five C-130 military aircraft activated.
  • DoD C-130 aircraft mobilize to support wildland firefighting efforts

    Two U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft equipped with Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS) began wildland firefighting operations in support of the National Interagency Fire Center over the Lava Fire in northern California Saturday, and have dropped nearly 20,000 gallons of fire retardant to date.