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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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IAFC's Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Conference 2020
March 21, 2020 (All day) to March 26, 2020 (All day)

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March 23, 2020 (All day) to March 27, 2020 (All day)