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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

6th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference
Albuquerque, NM; Marseille France, and Sydney, Australia
April 29, 2019 12:00 am PDT to May 3, 2019 11:00 pm PDT

Minnesota Wildfire Academy 2019
The Minnesota Wildfire Academy, Itasca Community College (ICC)
June 3, 2019 (All day) to June 7, 2019 (All day)

3rd Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
Hotel 1620 Harbor
October 21, 2019 (All day) to October 24, 2019 (All day)