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Desiree Horton Flying Fires Again

“Chopper Chick” Desiree Horton is fighting fire from the air again and blogging about it too. Desiree has a special talent for writing about what she sees from the air. In this artfully written post she tells us about flying above the hundreds of fires burning in Mendocino County, dipping into a hilltop pond between […]

Desiree's Zaca Fire Photo Array

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If you follow this blog regularly you know I am a huge fan of Copter Chick Desiree Horton. As you may know Desiree and her crew spent many weeks on the Zaca Fire. Click here to view her unbelievable images of the Zaca Fire from the air.

Zaca Fire From A Bird's Eye

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Zaca Fire helicopter pilot Desiree Horton takes a moment before returning to 16 hour shifts to describe her activities as part of a combined assault on the mile wide flame front heading towards Hwy 33 on Friday the 17th; “….A combined effort of the helicopters throwing fire from the dozer lines to burn towards the […]