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Malaysia Firefighters AW189 Enter Service, 04-Dec-18 : #Firefighers Malaysia firefighters took delivery of two AW189 helicopters

Firefighter Helicopters in the California’ Woolsey Fire, 16-Nov-18 : #WoolseyFire Twenty-two helicopters working on the Woolsey Fire in Southern California, and another 21 crews fighting the Camp Fire in Northern California

Air Methods to Customize Ventura County Firehawks, 25-Aug-18 : #firefighting United Rotorcraft, part of Air Methods, will convert to the Firehawk configuration two ex US Army HH-60L MedEvac Black Hawks bought by the Ventura County Fire Department in California

Schriever Air Force Base Firefighters, 01-Aug-18 : #firefighting UCHealth provided an helicopter for the Schriever Fire Department firefighters annual training

Guardian Tested New DART Firefighting Bucket, 28-Jun-18 : #firefighting Guardian Helicopters completed test phase of the new DART firefighting bucket first unveiled last February at Heli Expo

06-Jun-18 - STC for Kawak New Chinook Water Tank #firefighting
25-Apr-18 - Water Tanks for Billings Flying Service Chinooks #firefighting
06-Apr-18 - Royal Sussex County Hospital Fire Suppression System
06-Apr-18 - Boise Firefighters Training with the National Guard
04-Apr-18 - Black Hawk Firefighter Tour in Latin America FIDAE 2018
15-Mar-18 - Simplex Internal Fire Attack System for Black Hawk
05-Mar-18 - California Wild Fires 2017
01-Mar-18 - DART Firefighting Bucket Heli-Expo 2018
26-Feb-18 - Sikorsky Recognized Los Angeles County Fire Dept Heli-Expo 2018
22-Feb-18 - Aerial Firefighting North America Conference 2018
25-Jan-18 - U.S. Aerial Firefighters 2017 Balance
22-Dec-17 - KAI Tested KUH-1 Surion Firefighter Variant
18-Dec-17 - Erickson 20th Fire Season in Australia
06-Dec-17 - Firefighter Chinook Tracking System
22-Nov-17 - Two Additional H225 for South Korea Firefighters
16-Oct-17 - Travis County Acquires 3 AW169 with Simplex Tanks
11-May-17 - Simplex SkyCannon for Chinese AC313
08-May-17 - Completed Inspections for Korean Firefighters H225
28-Apr-17 - Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2017 Coming Up
27-Mar-17 - VNH Mi-172 to Indonesia for Firefighting Service
12-Mar-17 - Erickson to Build S-64E for Korea Forest Service
27-Dec-16 - US Army Europe Firefighters
22-Dec-16 - Kumamoto Firefighters Orders AS365N3+
16-Nov-16 - Honeywell Engine Redefines Firefighting Helicopters
17-Aug-16 - Kawak New Fire Bucket Pump Models
08-Aug-16 - Erickson and Kestrel Extension in Australia
07-Jun-16 - First Deployment for Firefighter CH-47D Chinook
26-Apr-16 - JTF-Bravo Trains Central American Firefighters
22-Apr-16 - JTF-Bravo Support Panama in Fighting Wildfire
21-Apr-16 - New Thermal Imaging Solutions for Firefighters
17-Apr-16 - Nevada National Guard Train with California Firefighters
01-Apr-16 - Fire Attack System for the CH-47D Chinook
02-Mar-16 - LACoFD Receives Sikorsky Rescue Award Heli-Expo 2016
12-Feb-16 - Marines Osprey Tilt-Rotor Can Support Cal Fire
14-Jan-16 - Volo Mission Hosting Helicopter Firefighting Seminar
23-Nov-15 - Simplex High Rise Firefighting System for the H225
23-Nov-15 - Firefighting Ka-32A11BC for China
23-Nov-15 - Two K-MAX for Firefighting in China
24-Aug-15 - Erickson Secures Turkish Firefighting Contract
21-Aug-15 - PJ Helicopters "Utility Hawk"
28-Jul-15 - Mi-26, Mi-8, and Ka-32 Helps in Firefighting
17-Jun-15 - Russian helicopters Ka-32 in Europe Firefighting Paris Air Show 2015
14-Apr-15 - South Carolina National Guard Firefighting Training
03-Mar-15 - INAER Bell 212 for Ministry of the Environment Firefighting Heli-Expo 2015
10-Dec-14 - Japan Iwate Prefecture Orders AW139 for Firefighting
18-Nov-14 - Unmanned K-Max Demonstrate Firefighting Capability
23-Jul-14 - INAER flying firecrews combat Spain wildfire season
21-Feb-13 - The Global Helicopter Firefighting Initiative
05-Feb-13 - INAER Chile reinforces firefighting fleet
19-Jun-12 - US Forest Service adds 4 heavy helicopters
22-Feb-10 - Eurocopter Presents New EC225 Fire-Fighting System