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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.

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

8th International Wildland Fire Conference
Alfândega do Porto
May 16, 2023 (All day) to May 19, 2023 (All day)

6th National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
November 6, 2023 (All day) to November 10, 2023 (All day)