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Pilot Killed in Crash at New Zealand Wildfire

Helicopter went down while fighting Port Hills fires   CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (stuff.co.nz) – The pilot of a helicopter has died after it crashed in Christchurch’s Port Hills while battling a blaze. A man died in a helicopter crash while ...

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Pilot Cam: Water Drop on NZ Wildfire

Pilot view from over the Avoca Fire   Garden City Helicopters – Check out this fantastic footage taken from our pilots helmet camera of the Avoca Fire in the Waimakariri Gorge.  

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Crew Boss, 1962

Training for crew bosses in a Forest Service dramatization   Jeff Kline – Released in 1962, this training film was designed to assist in training forest fire crew bosses. It dramatizes a crew boss and a project work crew on ...

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Helmet Cam: Wildfire Surrounds Firefighters in Chile

Panic as wind changes the fire’s movement   YouTube – This video captures the moment when firefighters get surrounded by flames after the wind changes. The blazes began over a week ago and spread quickly with the summer’s drought and ...

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Wildfire Destroys Several Structures in Oklahoma

Fast-moving fire is fueled by gusty winds   GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two homes were destroyed in a fast-moving wildfire that burned in central Oklahoma. No injuries were reported in Tuesday’s blaze in Logan County, about 30 miles ...

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Helicopter Crews Say Tennessee Wildfires Were War

You’re flying into places where you can barely see because of the smoke   STEVE AHILLEN, USA TODAY NETWORK You’re piloting a Black Hawk helicopter through the smoke choking the sky over Gatlinburg, a city consumed in fire. Your co-pilot ...

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Firefighters in South Africa Battle Flames, Gale-Force Winds

Winds hamper efforts at Somerset West wildfires   TimesLIVE – Firefighters battle gale-force winds as Somerset West fires continue to burn. Times Media reporter Aron Hyman is on the frontline at Sir Lowry’s Pass in the Western Cape. Subscribe to ...

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Fire Crews Battle Widespread Oklahoma Wildfire

Wildfire in central Oklahoma is 60 percent contained   SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Dry conditions plus blown-down trees from a tornado several years ago in central Oklahoma are fueling a wildfire that continues to burn Wednesday morning. No structures have ...

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Death Toll Rises to 13 in Tennessee Wildfires

Residents get a first look at damage in Gatlinburg on Friday   ADAM BEAM and JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — People in cars and trucks rolled into the wildfire-ravaged city of Gatlinburg on Friday to get a ...

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