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Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System Units from the North Carolina Air National Guard, 145th Airlift Wing ( MAFFS 8) and the California Air National Guard, 146th Airlift Wing, Channel Islands (MAFFS 6 ) are activated to assist the Federal and State Forest Service and CALFIRE in containing several fires along central California. The activation began mid-August and is projected to last until beginning to mid-September. With the assistance of the Forest Service, BLM, CALFIRE, and the United States Air National Guard, the MAFFS units are able to lay retardant along fire lines that assist the ground firefighters with containing the wildfires. Available in high definition. Stringer Includes : Flight line work by CALFIRE, military maintenance, and Forest Service. Includes takeoffs and landings, loading of the retardant and fuel.


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This work, MAFFS 2012 - California Fires Flightline, by SrA Brandi Hansen, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.24.2012

Date Posted:09.11.2012 2:55PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:154824

VIRIN:120824-F-JB022-001

Filename:DOD_100486771

Length:00:08:51

Location:MCCLELLAN AIR FORCE BASE, CA, USGlobe

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