Modified 747 Could Be the Next Big Tool to Fight Wildfires

This past few summers have seen some of the worst wildfires on record. The recent Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County consumed over 45,000 acres alone. Local residents were evacuated as their homes were threatened by encroaching flames. Recent heat waves and dry conditions make future fires more likely, and firefighters continue to look for ways to stop forest fires before they destroy homes, animal habitats, and people.

Wildfire in California Slowing Down

Residents from rural California are slowly getting used to life after their homes were burnt by wild fires that engulfed the state this summer. A resident known as Steve Valdez who lives in rural California near Yosemite National Park returned to his hardware yesterday despite being homeless at the moment. He says that despite owning the store in a small town, people will depend on his equipment to begin life afresh after the fire.

California Latest News

A wildfire broke out and trapped about 900 children at California summer camp. Officials say that the fire was out of control. Captain Dave Zaniboni who works with the county fire department stated that kids and 50 other people who work in the camp were trapped in the process of trying to tame the fire. The fire covered around 80 hectares within a short period.



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