With rain pouring outside the Centennial Airport Thursday, Governor John Hickenlooper urged Coloradans to remain cautious about wildfires, despite recent moisture.
Chief of the U.S. Forest Service Tom Tidwell announced Monday that seven new ‘Next Generation’ airtankers will join the current national firefighting airtanker fleet.
The U.S. Forest Service will conduct its annual training for military MAFFS C-130 air tankers the week of May 6 over southern Wyoming and northern Colorado.
Amid talk of budgets and the sequester, the U.S. Forest Service Chief was questioned Tuesday about the agency’s 2014 budget on Capitol Hill.
At the height of the now contained Galena Fire, officials noted most air resources for fighting the fire were unavailable or out of service.