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Video: U.S. Military Response During Colorado's Waldo Canyon Fire

Introduced by Col. Oliver North Ret. USMC

Ponderosa Fire

The Ponderosa Fire is burning in Shasta and Tehama Counties west of Mt Lassen in Northern California. The immediate threat is to the communities of Shingletown, Manton and Viola.

Where Will The Next Big Fire In California Strike?

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The second area of concern is bounded by the 244,000 acre Basin Complex Fire of 2008 to the north and the 240,000 acre Zaca Fire of 2007 to the south. This area is mostly within the Los Padres National Forest from the southern Big Sur coast to just south of Solvang 175 miles to the south including Vandenberg Air Force Base. The community most at risk in this assessment is Cambria California.

Waldo Canyon Fire — Links/Resources/Views

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RadioReference is monitoring all emergency frequencies in the county with Waldo dominating traffic. Good communication between air ops and operations.

Colorado On Fire

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The High Park Fire burning on the outskirts of Fort Carson has already claimed 248 homes. The Waldo Canyon Fire burning above Colorado Springs has forced the evacuation of thousands.

LODD, Two Pilots Killed In Tanker Crash In Utah

Entry Img reportst he aircraft pilots were Captain Todd Neal Tompkins, 48 and First Officer Ronnie Edwin Chambless, 40 both of Boise, Idaho, according to the Iron County Sheriff’s Office.

Cal Fire's Wildfire Season Preparedness Primer

Cal Fire points us to Ready For Wildfire, an informational program to educate potential fire victims in the wildland-urban interface.

Brush Fires in New York and New Jersey Force Evacuations

firefighters from 109 departments in Suffolk County have responded to the scene of the brush fire, and 15 additional departments from Nassau County are en route.

California Fire Season Set For An Early Start

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Kate Novoa on the Big Sur coast posted an image on showing impressive flame length from a local fire on February 7. Kimmer in Paso Robles offered this night view of a fire near Lake Nacimiento last week.

Be-200 Russian Air Tanker May See Stateside Deployment

If everything falls into place for the contractor the Be-200 could see action in the USA by Summer 2013.

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