Tuesday, July 25, 2017

[californiadisasters] Re: [airtankers] Detwiler Incident - MMU - Mariposa Co.

A MAFFS dropping on the Detwiler Fire as shared in a Tweet: https://twitter.com/zulujumper/status/889724102490980353

On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 4:40 AM, Randie Coulter scalehelo35@yahoo.com [airtankers] <airtankers@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
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Phone cameras are about as good as any of them anymore, Steven! Great picture!
Take care and God bless,
Randie Coulter
Fort Smith, AR
Agape Models

From: "Steven Nation nation_steven@yahoo.com [airtankers]" <airtankers@yahoogroups.com>
To: Beech 18s Forever <airtankers@yahoogroups.com>
Cc: Steve Nation <nation_steven@yahoo.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:23 PM
Subject: Re: [airtankers] Detwiler Incident - MMU - Mariposa Co. [1 Attachment]

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Daughter Nicole (Nikki) Stevens, Captain with Santa Barbara County Fire Department, is working this fire and has sent me some great photos and videos of air tankers in action. Here's one of presumably #911 dropping near Coulterville, CA with lead plane banking off in the distance taken on Thursday or Friday. Not too bad for shooting with iPhone and in full turnouts. Steve Nation


On Jul 22, 2017, at 11:04 PM, fire.bombers@yahoo.com [airtankers] <airtankers@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Fire has burned 75,000 acres now with containment just about 30%. Heavy smoke and smoke inversion has grounded Tankers from working the fire. The town of Mariposa was lifted off of the evacuation order.
Tankers: #62.#105,#911 at Castle. (at least one Bae-146 did not get number).
Fresno: Maffs 4,6,9 C-130 #116. Also heard that Castle ran out of Jet-Fuel on Thursday or Friday and aircraft had to go too Mather Field (Sacramento) for fuel for a short time.



Posted by: Kim Noyes <kimnoyes@gmail.com>

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