Time-lapse: setting up a retardant base on the Lolo National Forest

(Last Updated On: August 7, 2017)

In the video you’ll see a fire retardant base being set up for helicopters at Upper Willow Creek on the Lolo National Forest in Western Montana. Helicopters with internal or belly tanks will be able to hover over the two large retardant tanks and using their “snorkel” hose, refill their tanks.

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