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Definition: Aircraft operations support in the service of fire and resource management.
(National Interagency Fire Center/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

There are a number of powerful aerial fire control techniques to support ground control operations when needed, although most fires do not require aerial assistance. Aircraft used in fire operations include air tankers, lead planes, infrared reconnaissance planes, and helicopters.

Upcoming Events

Webinar - UAS Applications for Prescribed Fire
November 3, 2022 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT

5th National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop - Asheville, NC
DoubleTree Asheville Biltmore
November 14, 2022 (All day) to November 18, 2022 (All day)

Colorado Wildland Fire Conference 2023: Accelerating Adaptation and Managing Expectations
Fort Collins Marriott
April 11, 2023 (All day) to April 14, 2023 (All day)