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  • n. Plural form of helitanker.


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  • Numerous helitankers and fixed wing air tankers have dropped water and retardant on the fire, in addition back fires have been set to protect homes on the eastern edge of Wrightwood.

    Sheep Fire Update

  • Currently there are three Type One Hotshot crews, four Type Two crews, two heavy helitankers and 11 engines at the scene.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • At least six large helitankers and helicopters and more than 700 helicopters total;


  • Air tankers, helitankers and bulldozers aided 400 firefighters.


  • Four heavy helitankers will treat fuels along the north slope of Mount Wilson, a rugged area too steep for fire crews to reach by foot.



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