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Nevada Air Guard Continues Firefighting Mission

Military aerial firefighting units, including the “High Rollers” of the Nevada Air National Guard, have dropped more than 1 million gallons of fire retardant so far this fire season. “It’s very rewarding knowing you are helping so many people,” said … Continue reading

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LAFD Debuts the RS3: First Robotic Firefighting Vehicle in the United States

The Los Angeles City Fire Department debuted the first robotic firefighting vehicle in the United States, putting it to use on its first day in service. The Thermite RS3 (manfactured by Textron: Howe & Howe Technologies) is a compact, low-center … Continue reading

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