Keremeos Creek wildfire battling staff camping at Oliver, BC airport

Keremeos Creek wildfire battling staff camping at Oliver, BC airport

As of Tuesday, 437 wildfire personnel are working to contain the Keremeos Creek wildfire, but between battling the fire, crews are calling the Oliver, BC, airport home. The makeshift camp was set up last week as a centralized location for all crew members. “It’s rustic living. It’s living out of a camp,” said BC Wildfire … Read more

Over 40 aircraft resources across the nation help Texas contain wildfires

Over 40 aircraft resources across the nation help Texas contain wildfires

BRAZOS VALLEY, Texas — We’re seeing more Texas wildfires, and as they grow larger, they are getting even harder to contain with dry conditions. Texas A&M Forest Service shares how this is an ongoing battle as aviation resources are being used to aid our firefighters. “We have had aircraft in the state of Texas for … Read more

The EU is short on military planes to put out wildfires, but Airbus thinks it has the answer

The EU is short on military planes to put out wildfires, but Airbus thinks it has the answer

Heatwaves across Europe have led to a terrifying number of wildfires this summer. France and Spain have seen six times as much land ravaged by blazes this year than the average over the last 15 years. In Portugal, it’s three times as much. Firefighting aircraft that drench blazes from above are essential but no EU … Read more