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  • Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

    In 2018, wildfires traveled across nearly nine million acres destroying 18,137 homes and 229 commercial structures throughout the United States. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, recognized annually on May 7, encourages people and organizations to take action and help reduce wildfire risks.
  • MAFFS Loadmaster: 15 years, two systems, still going

    It can feel intense using the MAFFS when flying 150 feet off the ground near a wildfire stretching over thousands of acres. When the co-pilot presses the button to release the 3,000 gallons of retardant Jason is sitting next to, it’s his job to make sure it goes off without a hitch. Thankfully, he helped write the book on it.
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