Wildfire Planning From The Air
The pointer recently moved another click to the right: fire danger is now High in much of the region.
It is now a question of when, not if, firefighters get busy keeping wildfires from growing out of control.
The strategy involves heavy use of aircraft these days.
The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and Oregon Department of Forestry are among the agencies and jurisdictions that keep firefighters on standby for the ground and the air. Amanda Lucas from the National Forest and Matt Krunglevich from ODF join us to talk about aerial firefighting tactics and results.